Beef Taco Pasta

Are you trying to decide between tacos or pasta for dinner? Why not have both!

This beef taco pasta will make you wonder why you never thought about this combination sooner. This is sure to be a family favorite – and the best part – it takes less than 15 minutes to make from start to finish!

This recipe makes 2 servings, but just like our other recipes, it can easily be doubled or even tripled for family night. 

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Beef Taco Pasta

Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2


  • 4 oz chickpea pasta (dry, uncooked) 
  • 6 oz extra-lean ground beef 
  • 1 red bell pepper (diced) 
  • 2 tsp taco seasoning 
  • 1/4 c water 
  • 2/3 c salsa 
  • 2 oz cheddar cheese (shredded)


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, heat a pan over medium-high heat. Add beef and bell pepper. Stir 8-10 minutes or until the beef is cooked through. Drain any excess fat. 
  3. Add taco seasoning and water, cooking until most of the water is gone. 
  4. Stir in the pasta and salsa and top with cheese before serving.

PHFF Deets

Protein: 40
Fat: 22
Fiber: 11

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