Cheesy Taco Pasta

Taco Pasta makes for a cheesy and meaty dinner option that is easy to prepare! It is a runaway winner in my household, and it only takes 30 minutes to make!
Taco Pasta makes for a cheesy and meaty dinner option that is easy to prepare! It is a runaway winner in my household, and it only takes 30 minutes to make! #tacopasta #pasta #mexicanfood #easyrecipe #dinnerideas #sweetandsavorymeals
Ingredients
  •  1/2 pound large shells pasta
  •  1 tablespoon canola oil
  •  1 pound ground beef
  •  1 yellow onion diced
  •  4 cloves garlic minced
  •  2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  •  1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  •  1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  •  1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  •  3/4 cup water
  •  1 cup jarred salsa
  •  1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  •  Salt to taste
  •  Pepper to taste

Garnish:
  •  Cheese
  •  Crushed tortilla chips
  •  Sour cream
  •  Chopped parsley

Instructions
  • Cook the pasta according box directions, drain and set aside.
  • In the meantime, place a large skillet over medium-high heat and add oil. Once it starts sizzling add the ground beef and brown well, breaking it with a spoon until no longer pink.
  • Drain the fat.
  • Add the onion and garlic, stir and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the taco seasoning, dried oregano, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Add 3/4 cup of water, stir and cook until water is gone.
  • Add the pasta to the pan. Add the salsa and cheese. Stir to combine.
  • Serve immediately, preferably with crunchy tortilla chips, sour cream and more cheese on top.