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Karen’s Taco Pasta

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Karen's Taco Pasta
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Servings: 7 Yield: 6 to 8 servings

“I made this with taco leftovers and my family loved it. I think it works best with fettuccine, but you can use your favorite pasta.”

Ingredients

16 ounces dry fettuccine pasta

1 pound lean ground beef

1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix

4 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese

3 tomatoes, diced

salt to taste

ground black pepper to taste

1 pinch garlic powder

3/4 (6 ounce) can black olives, drained and chopped

2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain.

Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook ground beef. Drain excess grease. Add taco seasoning packet as directed on package.

Transfer pasta to a large bowl. Toss with cooked meat mixture, prepared cheese, and tomatoes. If desired, add sliced olives. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

Karen's Taco Pasta

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Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces dry fettuccine pasta
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  • 4 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 3 tomatoes, diced
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 pinch garlic powder
  • 3/4 (6 ounce) can black olives, drained and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
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Instructions

Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain.

Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook ground beef. Drain excess grease. Add taco seasoning packet as directed on package.

Transfer pasta to a large bowl. Toss with cooked meat mixture, prepared cheese, and tomatoes. If desired, add sliced olives. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

 

Notes

Servings: 7 Yield: 6 to 8 servings Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 552.3 calories; protein 25.8g 52% DV; carbohydrates 58.4g 19% DV; fat 24g 37% DV; cholesterol 66.9mg 22% DV; sodium 939.2mg 38% DV.