20 Minute One Pot Cheesy Taco Pasta

One Pot Cheesy Taco Pasta is the best comfort food: delicious taco flavors in a homemade meat sauce with shell pasta. And it’s ready in under 20 minutes for a quick and easy weeknight dinner that’s so much better than hamburger helper. Plus video tutorial!

Taco pasta is one of our go-to weeknight dinner options, and it’s also a serious crowd-pleaser for a parties for game day or kids birthdays. Best of all, it’s a foolproof recipe that’s quick to make.

20 Minute One Pot Cheesy Taco Pasta

  • 3 cups small shell pasta
  • 1 pound ground beef lean or extra lean
  • 1/2 cup onions chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced, optional
  • 1/4 cup taco seasoning
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 cup shredded cheese cheddar or mozzarella
  • fresh cilantro chopped, optional

  • Place a large frying pan on medium-high heat.
  • Add ground beef and stir until it is no longer pink. Drain fat from the pan.
  • Add onions and optional garlic to the beef. Fry for 2-3 minutes until onions are translucent.
  • Stir in the tomato sauce, taco seasoning, water and pasta. 
  • Loosely cover the pan, reduce heat to medium. 
  • Cook for 5-10 minutes until the pasta is done, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat and stir in cheese and optional fresh cilantro. Serve and enjoy!


To make your own taco seasoning, combine these ingredients in a small bowl:
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp salt
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