EASY AND DELICIOUS WEEKNIGHT TACO PASTA

EASY AND DELICIOUS WEEKNIGHT TACO PASTA
Looking for a quick pasta recipe the whole family will love? Try my Easy and Delicious Weeknight Taco Pasta recipe that features creamy taco pasta with beef, cheese, and taco seasoning.
EASY AND DELICIOUS WEEKNIGHT TACO PASTA
As a busy mom, I love making meals during the week that are delicious, flavorful, and most of all easy to make. This Easy Weeknight Taco Pasta is one of our family’s favorite and most requested pasta dishes.
This easy taco pasta recipe combines the wholesomeness of pasta with the delicious flavors of cheesy, beef tacos and will be enjoyed by even the pickiest eaters out there. This taco pasta is made with light cream cheese and makes for a healthy balanced meal when paired with a salad and corn.

Even better, you can have this creamy taco pasta on your table in 30 minutes or less, making it the perfect meal for busy weeknights.

EASY AND DELICIOUS WEEKNIGHT TACO PASTA RECIPE
Easy and Delicious Weeknight Taco Pasta
Looking for a quick pasta recipe the whole family will love? Try my Easy and Delicious Weeknight Taco Pasta recipe that features creamy taco pasta with beef, cheese, and taco seasoning. 

Ingredients
  • 1/2 8 oz Box of Small Shell Pasta Noodles
  • 1 lb Lean Ground Beef or Turkey 80/20 or above preferred
  • 1 envelope low sodium taco seasoning
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 block reduced fat cream cheese (4 oz.)
  • 1 cup shredded cheese Cheddar, Mexican Blend, or Monterey Jack

Instructions
  1. Begin boiling pasta according to package instructions.
  2. Brown ground beef in pan until fully cooked; Drain; Place beef back into pan and add taco seasoning and water. Stir well and let simmer on Medium heat until liquid has reduced. (About 5 Minutes)
  3. Cut ½ block of cream cheese into small squares and add into ground beef mixture. Begin stirring in cream cheese and increase heat to medium/high until all cheese has been incorporated and sauce is creamy.
  4. Remove ground beef from heat; Drain pasta; Place hot pasta into casserole dish and stir in ½ cup of cheese. Add in taco mixture and mix well.
  5. Top pasta with remaining ½ cup of cheese and bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 15 minutes, or until cheese is perfectly melted.
  6. Pair it with a delicious salad and enjoy this easy and delicious weeknight meal!
Optional: Top your taco pasta with fresh herbs or salsa for added flavor 
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Hope you enjoyed today’s Easy and Delicious Weeknight Taco Pasta Recipe and I hope you’ll give it a try this week! Would your family love this taco pasta recipe? Let me know in the comments!


EASY AND DELICIOUS WEEKNIGHT TACO PASTA EASY AND DELICIOUS WEEKNIGHT TACO PASTA Reviewed by maxicode on August 30, 2018 Rating: 5
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