Taco Pasta Skillet

Taco Pasta Skillet

Taco Pasta Skillet

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6


  • 8 ounces (3 cups) rotini pasta
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup Tone's® Taco Seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp Member’s Mark™ by Tone's® Cayenne
  • Pepper, optional
  • 1 can (15 ounces) diced fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup salsa, preferably fresh
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 small green bell pepper or 1 jalapeno,
  • chopped, optional
  • 1-1/4 cups finely shredded Mexican blend cheese,
  • reserve 1/4 cup
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 8 tortilla chips, crushed into small pieces
  • 1-2 Tbsp fresh chopped cilantro
  • Ortega Taco Sauce


  1. Add pasta to salted boiling water and cook until tender; drain.
  2. In a 12-inch skillet, heat oil to medium heat and saute onion 2-3 minutes until it just starts to turn translucent. Add ground beef and cook until meat is nicely browned; drain. Stir in taco seasoning, cayenne (optional), diced tomatoes, salsa, water, and green pepper or jalapeño, if desired. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Add pasta, 1 cup cheese, and sour cream; stir well to combine. Continue cooking until cheese has melted. Top with remaining cheese and sprinkle with crushed tortilla chips and cilantro. Drizzle with 2-3 tablespoons taco sauce. Serve immediately.

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