One-Pot Taco Pasta – Emily Bites

One-Pot Taco pasta finished in pot

This simple, lightened up One-Pot Taco Pasta is wealthy, creamy, and tastes decadent! This recipe is unquestionably family-friendly, my five-year-old cherished it and requested for seconds. I wasn’t shocked, as a result of it’s tacky, meaty, saucy, and satisfying. It undoubtedly doesn’t style lightened-up! Each chew is filled with taste, with taco seasoned meat, salsa, garlic, onion, cheddar cheese, queso dip, taco sauce, beef broth, bitter cream, and candy bits of corn. Plus, all of it cooks collectively in collectively in a single pot with minimal prep, so it’s good for a straightforward weeknight meal. I wish to serve it with a easy aspect salad for a straightforward, tasty dinner! A serving of this One-Pot Taco Pasta is simply 237 energy or 8 WW Factors. To view your present WW Factors for this recipe and monitor it within the WW app or web site, click on right here!

One-Pot Taco Pasta close up

Recipe Notes

  • Serving Dimension: This recipe makes nearly 9 cups whole, so I did eight servings of 1 frivolously rounded cup every.
  • Pasta: I used radiatore, which is certainly one of my favourite pasta shapes (the ruffles maintain a lot sauce), however you should utilize any medium-sized pasta form like rotini, orecchiette, or medium shells.
  • Liquids: The liquid totals on this recipe labored completely for me, however since all stovetops and burners prepare dinner a bit in a different way, be at liberty so as to add a bit extra water towards the tip when cooking the pasta if wanted.
  • Meat: I like to make use of a mix of additional lean floor turkey breast and lean floor beef once I need to have a recipe style beefy, however nonetheless be decrease in WW Factors. The flavour of the 2 meats collectively nonetheless comes throughout as beefy! In case you desire to make use of one or the opposite moderately than a mix, you after all can, it’s going to simply have an effect on the diet data/WW Factors.
  • Salsa: Select a runnier salsa moderately than a brilliant thick and chunky one if doable. I like utilizing Wegmans Roasted Tomato Salsa, however any model needs to be nice. If the salsa you have got readily available is tremendous thick, you may at all times water it down a bit earlier than utilizing it.
  • Corn: I at all times have a bag of frozen corn kernels readily available for utilizing in recipes, so it was simple to make use of these right here. When you have canned corn as a substitute, that’s completely nice.

One-Pot Taco Pasta in a bowl

Extra Tasty Lightened-Up One-Pot Meals

One-Pot meals are certainly one of my favourite varieties of recipes. I like the benefit and ease, and I actually love not having to scrub a pile of pots and pans. In case you’re searching for extra tasty One-Pot recipes like this One-Pot Taco Pasta, take a look at my One-Pot Cheeseburger Pasta, Rooster Taco Rice Skillet, One-Pot Turkey and Veggie Spaghetti, One-Pot Rooster Florentine Mac and Cheese, One-Pot Cajun Rooster and Sausage Pasta, One-Pot Buffalo Rooster Mac and Cheese, Turkey Sloppy Joe Pasta, One-Pot Spicy Soiled Rice with Rooster and Sausage, Rooster Pot Pasta, Lemon Rooster Orzo, Beefy American Goulash, Rustic Sausage and Potato Skillet, and so many extra within the One-Pot Meals class of my recipe index!

One-Pot Taco Pasta

This simple, lightened up One-Pot Taco Pasta is creamy, meaty, tacky, saucy, and satisfying!

  • ½ lb raw 99% lean floor turkey breast
  • ½ lb raw 95% lean floor beef
  • 1 oz packet lowered sodium taco seasoning
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 cups lowered sodium beef broth
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 cup salsa, (on the runnier aspect is healthier than tremendous thick and chunky)
  • ½ cup frozen corn kernels
  • 12 oz raw medium-sized pasta, (I used radiatore, however rotini, medium shells, orecchiette, or any pasta of the same dimension will work nice)
  • 4 oz shredded 2% milk sharp cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup queso blanco dip, (I used Tostitos model)
  • 2 tablespoons mild bitter cream
  • Evenly mist a 5 QT Dutch oven or a big pot with cooking spray and produce over medium warmth. Add the bottom turkey and floor beef and prepare dinner, breaking apart with a spatula or cooking spoon till it begins to brown a bit and break into small chunks. Add the taco seasoning and taco sauce and stir collectively. Add the chopped onion and stir. Proceed to prepare dinner for one more 4-5 minutes till the onions are softened and the meats are cooked by way of. Add the minced garlic and stir. Prepare dinner for one more 30-60 seconds till aromatic.

  • Add the meat broth, water, and tomato sauce and stir collectively, scraping up something caught to the underside of the pot. Add the corn and pasta and stir once more. Use the again or your spatula or spoon to flatten out the components to be slightly below the floor of the liquid as finest you may. Flip the warmth as much as med-high and produce the combination to a boil. As soon as boiling, cut back the warmth to med-low to simmer. Simmer for 12-Quarter-hour (mine was good at 12 minutes, however it’s going to rely on the pasta used), stirring the components each couple of minutes to ensure the pasta will get rotated and doesn’t persist with the underside.

  • When the pasta is cooked by way of and a lot of the liquid is absorbed, take away the pot from warmth. Stir within the cheddar cheese, queso dip and bitter cream till nicely mixed and melted into the sauce. Serve heat.

To view your present WW Factors for this recipe and monitor it within the WW app or web site, click on right here!
WW Factors per (1 frivolously rounded cup) serving: 8 (SP calculated utilizing the recipe builder on
Vitamin Data per (1 frivolously rounded cup) serving:
237 energy, 24 g carbs, 4 g sugars, 6 g fats, 3 g saturated fats, 20 g protein, 1 g fiber, 733 mg sodium (from

Weight Watchers Factors Plus:
6 per (1 frivolously rounded cup) serving (PP calculated utilizing a Weight Watchers PointsPlus calculator and the diet data above)

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