Taco Pasta


Looking for a quick and easy meal with a kick?  Taco Pasta can be prepared and enjoyed in about 20 minutes.  This meal requires few ingredients, making it budget friendly, an added bonus.


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Taco Pasta


  • ground beef
  • chili hot beans
  • enchilada sauce
  • diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • taco seasoning
  • shells
  • shredded cheddar

Taco Pasta Ingredients


Cook ground beef, stirring until it crumbles and is no longer pink; drain.

Taco Pasta - Brown Ground Beef


Stir in chili beans and next 3 ingredients; cook 3 minutes.

Taco Pasta - Add other Ingredients


Add pasta and cheese to ground beef mixture and stir until the cheese melts and is well blended.

Taco Pasta - Add Shells and Cheese

This dish is SO good and I’ve made it countless times over the years.

Taco Pasta - Close View - By Sweet Pea

Print this recipe and you’re sure to have a new family favorite to enjoy.

Taco Pasta

Taco Pasta


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 (15.5 oz) can chili hot beans
  • 1 (10 oz) can diced tomatoes and green chilis
  • 1 (10 oz) can enchilada sauce
  • 1 (1.25 oz) package taco seasoning
  • 1 (16 oz) box shells
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese


  • Brown ground beef and drain. Sir in chili beans, tomatoes, enchilada sauce, and taco seasoning. Cook three minutes.
  • Add pasta to ground beef mixture, stir until combined. Stir in cheese and enjoy!

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