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Cheesy Taco Pasta: A Delicious Fusion of Mexican and Italian Cuisine

Cheesy Taco Pasta

This cheesy taco pasta is a delicious and easy-to-make meal that is sure to please the whole family. It combines the flavors of tacos with the comfort of pasta for a unique and flavorful dish. The best part is that it only takes about 30 minutes to make, so it’s perfect for busy weeknights.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced green chiles
  • 1 (16 ounce) package of elbow macaroni
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground beef until it is no longer pink. Drain off any excess fat.
  2. Add the taco seasoning, diced tomatoes, and diced green chiles to the skillet and stir to combine. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the elbow macaroni and cook according to package instructions.
  4. Drain the macaroni and add it to the skillet with the beef mixture. Stir to combine.
  5. Add the shredded cheese and sour cream to the skillet and stir until the cheese is melted and everything is combined.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve the cheesy taco pasta warm.

Nutritional Information:

Serving size: 1/4 of the recipe

Calories: 545

Fat: 24g

Carbohydrates: 48g

Protein: 30g

Sodium: 890mg

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