Taco Pasta

Here’s the full recipe for Taco Pasta:


  • 1 box of Rotini noodles
  • 1 pound of ground beef (hamburger)
  • 1 jar of favorite salsa
  • 2 cups of Mexican blend cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of taco seasoning mix


  1. Cook the Rotini noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a separate skillet, cook the ground beef over medium heat until browned and cooked through. Drain any excess fat.
  3. Return the cooked ground beef to the skillet and add the cooked Rotini noodles.
  4. Stir in the taco seasoning mix until well combined.
  5. Add the jar of salsa to the skillet and stir until the noodles and beef are evenly coated.
  6. Reduce the heat to low and sprinkle the Mexican blend cheese over the top of the mixture.
  7. Cover the skillet and let it simmer for a few minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  8. Once the cheese is melted, remove the skillet from the heat and serve the taco pasta hot.

Enjoy your delicious and easy Taco Pasta!

Here are some commonly asked questions and their answers related to Taco Pasta:

Q: Can I use a different type of pasta instead of Rotini? A: Yes, you can use any type of pasta you prefer. Penne, fusilli, or macaroni would work well too.

Q: Can I use ground turkey or chicken instead of beef? A: Absolutely! Ground turkey or chicken can be substituted for the ground beef to make a lighter version of the dish.

Q: How spicy is this dish with the salsa and taco seasoning? A: The level of spiciness will depend on the salsa and taco seasoning you use. If you prefer a milder flavor, you can use a mild salsa and reduce the amount of taco seasoning.

Q: Can I add additional toppings to the taco pasta? A: Yes, feel free to customize the dish with your favorite toppings such as diced tomatoes, sliced olives, chopped cilantro, or avocado slices.

Q: How long does this taco pasta recipe last in the fridge? A: The leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days. Just reheat it in the microwave or on the stovetop before serving.