Simple One-Skillet Taco Pasta

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Tacos, coffee and sarcasm. I'll take, “What The Mad Mommy lives on” for $800, Alex! In all seriousness though, it's totally true. I could survive the rest of my days on taco/taco-esque food and coffee! The sarcasm, that just comes with the package! Easy recipes 101: if it has the word taco in it, you can make it simple. Now, don't get me wrong. I know REAL Mexican tacos take a lot of time and love to get the meat and tortillas perfect, but I'm just a mom throwing together a simple one-skillet taco pasta!

Easy recipes 101: if it has the word taco in it, you can make it simple. Now, don't get me wrong. I know REAL Mexican tacos take a lot of time and love to get the meat and tortillas perfect, but I'm just a mom throwing together a one-skillet taco pasta!

Taco Pasta:

Say What?!

It is actually pretty amazing, how well the American-taco flavors blend and melt into the pasta. I have even used my leftover taco meat and re-fried beans, to make a taco pasta later!

One-Skillet:

With one-skillet meals, it is all about prep. Make sure you grab your ingredients, dice your veggies, brown your meat (if need be) and open any cans or packets you may have.

It is actually pretty amazing, how well the American-taco flavors blend and melt into the pasta. I have even used my leftover taco meat and re-fried beans, to make a taco pasta later!

Combine your ingredients in your skillet, cover it and bring it to a boil over medium heat. You'll want to cook it for about 15 minutes and stir it occasionally, so the pasta doesn't stick.

Pro Tip:

This recipe can be adapted for vegetarians,
by swapping the beef for mushrooms and using vegetable stock.

With one-skillet meals, it is all about prep. Make sure you grab your ingredients, dice your veggies, brown your meat (if need be) and open any cans or packets you may have.

Serve this up hot a dollop of sour cream and you've got an amazing meal in about 20 minutes! (Other fun topping: Jalapenos, black olives, green onions, cilantro, fried tortilla strips and taco sauce!

Easy recipes 101: if it has the word taco in it, you can make it simple. Now, don't get me wrong. I know REAL Mexican tacos take a lot of time and love to get the meat and tortillas perfect, but I'm just a mom throwing together a one-skillet taco pasta!

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9 thoughts on “Simple One-Skillet Taco Pasta”

  1. OMG I love tacos! This really looks so yummy! Will definitely try this out with the husband.

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  2. This looks delicious! We make a lot of taco salad and I’m sure we would love this too. Looks easy enough for our busy weeknights, too.

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  3. oh this looks so easy and yummy. I love anything with black beans!

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  4. I love tacos. And this looks so yummy! I can’t wait to give this recipe a try! It left me drooling..!!

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  5. One skillet meals are a definite essential in the house. I know that my daughter and I love our tacos, and we would love this as well.

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  6. It looks delicious! I love that it include my favorite food items together. Thanks for sharing.

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  7. I am a big fan of black beans and am always looking for ways to bring more of it into my diet. This is a great recipe!

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  8. The Taco Pasta is awesome! I just finished it last night and the result was unexpected, my wife and daughter both liked it, which made me happy. Thanks for your recipe

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