Taco Pasta Skillet

Taco Pasta Skillet

This Taco Pasta Skillet is so much more than noodles and seasoned beef – it’s a Mexican/Italian fusion! We’ve combined the flavors of traditional tacos with rotini pasta to make this (slightly) spicy, creamy, fresh, and fun meal.  Best of all – it comes together in less than30 minutes!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian, Mexican
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 8 ounces Rotini pasta (3 cups)
  • 1 tbsp Member’s Mark™ Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Small onion, diced
  • 1 lb Member’s Mark™ Organic Ground Beef
  • 1/4 cup Tone's® Taco Seasoning
  • 1 can Diced fire roasted tomatoes (15 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup Member’s Mark™ Fresh Salsa
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 1-1/4 cups Member's Mark™ Mexican Style Four Cheese Finely Shredded Cheese Reserve 1/4 cup
  • 1/2 cup Sour cream
  • 8 Tortilla chips, crushed into small pieces
  • 1-2 tbsp Fresh chopped cilantro
  • Taco sauce

Instructions
 

  • Add pasta to salted boiling water and cook until tender; drain.
  • In a 12-inch skillet, heat oil to medium heat and sauté onion 2-3 minutes until it just starts to turn translucent. Add ground beef and cook until meat is nicely browned; drain. Stir in Tone's® Taco Seasoning, Member’s Mark™ Cayenne Pepper (optional),diced tomatoes, salsa, water, and green pepper or jalapeño, if desired.
  • Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Add pasta, 1 cup cheese, and sour cream; stir well to combine. Continue cooking until cheese has melted. Top with remaining cheese and sprinkle with crushed tortilla chips and cilantro. Drizzle with 2-3 tablespoons taco sauce. Serve immediately.

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