Pasta Taco Salad Recipe

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Pasta Taco Salad

Wendy Rusch

By
@snooksk9

I've had a salad simular to this many times at Brines Market and Deli...sooo yummy!


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Serves:

10-12

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1 lb
rotini pasta
1 lb
ground beef (shredded chicken or ground works as well)
1 pkg
taco seasoning mix
2/3 c
water
2 c
tomatoes, diced (i like to use halved grape tomatoes)
1 c
onion, diced
2 c
cheddar cheese (its great with fiesta blend shredded cheese too)
1 - 15.5 oz
can black beans or kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 c
western salad dressing (tastes great with the lite)
1 c
mayonnaise

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pasta: prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain. Rinse with cold water; set aside.
2
Beef: In a large skillet, brown beef, drain excess grease. Stir in taco seasoning and water, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 3-4 minutes or until liquid has absorbed. Set aside until meat is cooled.
3
Salad: Toss together cooled meat, pasta, tomatoes, onion, cheese and beans. Mix dressing and mayo together and stir into pasta mixture. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads, Beef Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy