Slow cooker Taco Pasta

Dee Tourville


Found this recipe sometime ago online. Printed it out...sorry I don't know the web site. I know I must have tweaked it a bit...I always do :)

★★★★★ 2 votes
15 Min
4 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


1 1/2 lb
lean ground beef
32 oz
beef flavored broth
1 c
2 pkg
taco seasoning mix 1 ounce size
1 1/2 can(s)
(14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 pkg
(8 oz) chile and roasted garlic mexican cooking sauce
1/2 c
finely chopped white onion
2 clove
garlic chopped
4 oz
cream cheese, soften, cut into 1-inch pieces
5 oz
cooked medium pasta shells
2 c
shredded cheddar cheese (8 oz)
this can be topped with sour cream & more cheese if you please :)


1In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
2In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, place cooked beef and remaining Taco Pasta ingredients except pasta shells and Cheddar cheese; stir until well combined
3Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours
4About 15 minutes before serving, cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Uncover slow cooker; stir in pasta and shredded Cheddar cheese until well combined.
5Cook uncovered on High heat setting 10 to 15 minutes longer or until cheese is melted
6Serve topped with sour cream, salsa and/or shredded cheese

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Hashtags: #taco, #flavor