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Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for one pot cheesy taco pasta with ground beef. You will love this easy skillet pasta dinner.

One Pot Cheesy Taco Pasta

Course: Meals, Pasta
Cuisine: Italian, Mexican
Keyword: one pot
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 672kcal
Author: Bella
You will love this one pot cheesy taco pasta. It’s quick and easy to prepare the meal. This one pot recipe with ground beef is comfort food at its finest! Your family will love this easy skillet pasta dinner with creamy taco pasta with macaroni noodles.
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  • 1 Pounds ground beef
  • 1 onion small
  • 3 Cloves garlic
  • 2 Tablespoon tomato paste
  • 4 Cup beef broth
  • 1 Can diced tomatoes 14.5 ounces
  • 1/2 Cup heavy cream 
  • 2 Teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon oregano dried
  • 1 Teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1.5 Teaspoon paprika
  • 16 Ounces pasta of your choice
  • 1 Cup black beans
  • 3/4 Cup canned corn
  • 1 Cup shredded cheddar
  • salt and pepper to taste 
  • cheddar optional garnish
  • avocado optional garnish
  • tomato optional garnish


  • Heat up a pot over medium high heat and add the ground beef.
  • Cook for 3 to 4 minutes until no longer pink, add the garlic and the onion and cook for another 1to 2 minutes until most of the liquid has dissolved.
  • Add spices and tomato paste, stir and cook another minute to cook the bitterness out of the tomato paste. 
  • Deglaze with 3.5 cups beef broth, diced tomatoes and heavy cream and bring to a boil. 
  • Pour in the pasta and cook for the time that is written on the package (note 2), stirring every two minutes. 
  • Pasta should be very al dente now, if there is no visible liquid left add a bit more of the remaining beef broth. 
  • Add the corn and the beans and cook for another 2 minutes or until pasta is cooked. 
  • Stir in the cheese, add salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately with garnish of your choice.


Calories: 672kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 151mg | Sodium: 1873mg | Potassium: 1408mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1744IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 348mg | Iron: 7mg

The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have.