Taco Pasta Bake

Taco Pasta Bake

Posted 2017-08-28 by Belindafollow

This taco pasta bake is a real crowd pleaser. It's delicious on it's own, but, by adding a salad, sour cream and salsa to the mix, it will make it just like you're eating a taco.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 60 minutes
Serves: 6-8

Ingredients
1 kg tomatoes, diced (peeled is optional)
1 onion, diced
500 g minced beef
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2-3 tbs tomato paste
1 tbs cumin
1 tbs paprika
chilli, to taste
salt and pepper, to taste
500 g dried pasta
1 cup grated cheese
1 tbs olive oil

Method
  • Cook pasta according to packet directions and drain.
  • Preheat oven to 180C and grease a large baking dish.
  • In a large saucepan, heat the oil to a medium heat and fry the onions and garlic for 2 minutes or until softened. Add in the tomatoes and cook for a further 20 minutes or until the tomatoes have become soft and sauce like.

  • Stir in the tomato paste.
  • Add the mince to the pan and simmer until the beef is cooked. Add the cumin, paprika, chilli, salt and pepper and simmer for 5 minutes.

  • Stir the meat sauce through the pasta and then place the pasta and sauce into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle grated cheese over the top.

  • Bake for 20 minutes or until the cheese has melted and is golden on top.
  • Serve with salad, sour cream, salsa and corn chips (optional)

  • Categories
    #tacos
    #family
    #dinner
    #fun
    #baking
    #mince


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    Festivals
    Family_friendly
    Easy
    Dinner
    Healthy
    Lunch
    Family
    Vegetarian
    Quick
    Dessert
    Simple
    Snack
    Kids
    Vegan
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