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Easy One Pot Taco Pasta

Easy one pot taco pasta has quickly become a household winner. Healthy, cheesy, and delicious, this recipe for taco pasta is great for a quick 30 minute dinner that I guarantee your whole family will love.

High Protein Ranch Dip

One pot recipes have become more routine in our house lately. The less dishes this busy mama has to dirty, the better. Not to mention it seriously makes cooking all the more enjoyable when everything can be prepped and cooked in one pan.

Here's why you'll love this easy one pot taco pasta recipe:

  • One Pan: This easy taco pasta is made in one pan. All the ingredients cook together which means easy clean up and only one dish to wash!

  • Budget-friendly ingredients: Taco pasta is an affordable dinner to make with basic pantry staples.

  • Great for meal prep: This dish is great for meal prep, it’s one of the few meals that actually taste even better the next day after the flavors have melded together!

Easy One Pot Taco Pasta

  • 1 box of shell pasta (my favorite brand is Barilla, especially their line of protein pasta)

  • 1 lb. 93% ground turkey

  • 1 packet reduced sodium taco seasoning

  • 2 C chicken or beef broth

  • 1 C shredded cheddar cheese

  • 1/2 C diced tomatoes (with liquid)

  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced

  • 1/2 tsp. minced garlic

  • Chopped cilantro for garnishing

  1. Heat a large pan over medium high heat. Spray the pan with olive oil.

  2. Brown ground turkey, onion, and minced garlic until cooked through.

  3. Add in the taco seasoning, broth, diced tomatoes, and uncooked pasta. Stir and bring to a boil.

  4. Once boiling, reduce to a simmer and cover with a lid. Stir occasionally for 12-14 minutes or until pasta is done.

  5. Remove the pan off the heat and add in shredded cheese. Stir until well combined.

  6. Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro and enjoy.

Servings: 6

Macros per serving: 456cals | 12g fat | 58g carbs | 29g protein

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe:

How to store taco pasta:

Storing: The taco pasta will last in the refrigerator for up to 4 days in an airtight container.

Freezing: You can freeze this recipe for up to 3 months. The pasta might get a little soggy in the freezer, but it will still be delicious!

Reheating: You can reheat this recipe in the microwave or on the stove. If the pasta feels dry, add a splash of water or broth when reheating.

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