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Easy Weeknight Beef Taco Pasta


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 12 tsp taco seasoning (You can always use more if you like!)
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 3/4 cup chunky salsa
  • 5 oz tomato paste
  • 1 cup water
  • 14 oz bow tie/farfelle pasta
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese


  1. Cook your pasta according to package directions, drain and set aside.
  2. Brown ground beef in skillet and drain fat from the pan.
  3. Add diced onions and remaining ingredients.
  4. Bring to a boil and then turn heat down to a simmer and let the liquid reduce a bit.
  5. Once the liquid has reduced a bit add the cooked pasta. Mix everything up until well combined.
  6. Take the skillet off the heat and put a lid on. Allow to sit for about 5 min before serving.
  7. Sprinkle cheddar cheese over the pasta once served.
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Category: Main