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

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  1. Oh I love making taco pasta (accept I always use my leftovers to make it)!

  2. Looks YUMMY!
    Happy Easter…

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