The BEST Taco Pasta


1/2 pound large shells of pasta

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




Crushed tortilla chips

Sour cream

Chopped parsley

Cook the pasta according to 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.


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