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Karen's Taco Pasta

"I made this with taco leftovers and my family loved it. I think it works best with fettuccine, but you can use your favorite pasta."
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servings 552 cals
Original recipe yields 7 servings (6 to 8 servings)


  • Calories:
  • 552 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 24 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 58.4g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 25.8 g
  • 52%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 939 mg
  • 38%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook ground beef. Drain excess grease. Add taco seasoning packet as directed on package.
  3. Transfer pasta to a large bowl. Toss with cooked meat mixture, prepared cheese, and tomatoes. If desired, add sliced olives. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

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We used only 6 oz. of rotini (could have probably used 8 oz.), can of Hunt's diced tomatoes seasoned for tacos, can of diced tomatoes with green chilies, can of black beans (rinsed), and some di...

We enoyed this meal, it was a change of pace from the usual pasta fare. I used elbows and made a goulash, then layered cheese throughout and on top and baked it at 325 degrees for about fifteen...

Noone accept me seemed to like this. I ended up throwing it out. I think you could cut down a lot on the amount of pasta. It was a bit dry as well.

I made quite a few changes, but it ended up very good. I didn't have fresh tomatoes, so I used one can of diced tomatoes, drained and 1 can of tomatoes with green chilies and some onion. I als...