This Taco Pasta is easy to make and tastes delicious! It's got everything you love about pasta and tacos in one dish. You'll get cheesy tacos with a little spiciness of Mexican flavor, perfect for the whole family.
This easy taco recipe is ready in under 30 minutes with one pan and kid-friendly flavors.
Cheesy Taco Pasta
The Best Cheesy Taco Pasta
This dish reminds me of when my mom used to make Hamburger Helper but a thousand times better.
When I put this easy dinner together for the first time my kids didn't know what to think of it, but it taste sooooooo good, now they ask for it regularly. It's two of my kid’s favorite things to eat in one dinner. Perfection!
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Taco Pasta - Easy Taco Recipe Everyone Loves to Eat
How to Make Taco Pasta
This Taco Pasta Is Super Cheesy!
Some of the ingredients you will need to make this easy Taco Pasta is in this picture below. However, I have the full ingredients and recipe to print out towards the bottom of the page.
Ingredients For Taco Pasta
This recipe only calls for a few ingredients and it's so easy to make.
- ½ lb Medium Shell Pasta
- 1 lb Ground Beef
- 1 Packet Taco Seasoning
- ¼ Cup Water
- 1 Cup Salsa
- 2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese
- Green Onions (optional)
There is an option if you prefer homemade seasoning.
How do you make homemade taco seasoning?
This homemade taco seasoning recipe I'm about to show you is not only easy and homemade it’s gluten-free. With less than 10 simple spices and ingredients, you'll have an abundance of healthy taco seasoning. Click here for the complete recipe for homemade taco seasoning.
Tools You’ll Need
For this delicious easy taco pasta recipe, the only tools that you need are a pot, a skillet, and a cooking spoon of your choice (a wooden spoon, stainless steel...)
Taco Recipe Ideas
Start by cooking the pasta according to the package directions, drain it, and set it aside.
In a skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef. Add the packet of taco seasoning and water and mix it well. Continue to cook it for about another minute.
JUST LIKE YOU'RE MAKING TACOS! YUM!
Stir in the pasta, salsa, and cheese and mix it until incorporated.
Top your taco pasta with green onions if you’d like and serve it up for your whole family to enjoy.
This Beef Taco Pasta combines tender ground beef, salsa, cheese, and perfectly cooked shell pasta (the kids favorite) with delicious taco seasoning mix to give you an easy meal the whole family will love.
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Don't think this recipe is just for the kids' adults love it too because you can customize this taco pasta with any of your favorite taco toppings. Enjoy!
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Taco Pasta Recipe
- Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and set aside.
- In a skillet over medium heat, cook ground beef, add the packet of taco seasoning and water. Mix well and continue to cook for about another minute.
- Stir in the pasta, salsa, and cheese. Mix until incorporated.
- Top with green onions if you’d like and serve.