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Mexican Taco Pasta

Mexican Taco Pasta

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes
Yield: 8 servings

Mexican Taco Pasta

Great weeknight dinner idea! 

Mexican Taco Pasta

Very quick and perfect! My husband loves this! 

Mexican Taco Pasta

Ingredients for Mexican Taco Pasta:

½ Pound pasta

½ Pound ground beef

1 Tbsp olive oil

½ onion, diced

1 garlic clove, minced

1 Tbsp taco seasoning

½ Cup sour cream

¼ Cup cream cheese

¾ Cup tomato sauce

½ Cup tomatoes, diced

Parmesan cheese and chopped cilantro

Mexican Taco Pasta

Directions for Mexican Taco Pasta:

Step1: Cook the pasta according to the package directions.

Step2: While the pasta is cooking prepare the beef and the sauce.

Step3: In a pan over medium heat, saute the onion with the olive oil. Cook until translucent (around 3 minutes). Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.

Step4: Incorporate the beef and cook until browned.

Step5: Add the tomato sauce and the taco seasoning and stir.

Step6: Drain the pasta and reserve 3 tbsp of the cooking water.

Step7: Pour the pasta and the 3 tbsp of the cooking water into the pan with the beef.

Step8: Reduce the heat to low and add the cream cheese and the sour cream. Cook on low for around 3 minutes.

Step9: Remove from fire. Add the diced tomatoes.

Step10: Serve and sprinkle with parmesan cheese and the chopped cilantro.

Enjoy! 

Mexican Taco Pasta

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Mexican Taco Pasta

Mexican Taco Pasta

Mexican Taco Pasta

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • ½ Pound pasta
  • ½ Pound ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 Tbsp taco seasoning
  • ½ Cup sour cream
  • ¼ Cup cream cheese
  • ¾ Cup tomato sauce
  • ½ Cup tomatoes, diced
  • Parmesan cheese and chopped cilantro

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Instructions

Step1: Cook the pasta according to the package directions.

Step2: While the pasta is cooking prepare the beef and the sauce.

Step3: In a pan over medium heat, saute the onion with the olive oil. Cook until translucent (around 3 minutes). Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.

Step4: Incorporate the beef and cook until browned.

Step5: Add the tomato sauce and the taco seasoning and stir.

Step6: Drain the pasta and reserve 3 tbsp of the cooking water.

Step7: Pour the pasta and the 3 tbsp of the cooking water into the pan with the beef.

Step8: Reduce the heat to low and add the cream cheese and the sour cream. Cook on low for around 3 minutes.

Step9: Remove from fire. Add the diced tomatoes.

Step10: Serve and sprinkle with parmesan cheese and the chopped cilantro.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 207Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 251mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 11g

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