Taco Pasta

Taco Pasta

Posted 2017-05-22 by Quaddieprincessfollow
This is a healthy, tasty dish that everyone will enjoy. Serve it with salad, vegetables, bread, tortillas or corn chips. Delicious, versatile and a winner with the kids.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 60 minutes
Serves: 4

Ingredients
Pasta
250 grams beef mince
1 small zucchini diced
1/2 brown onion diced
1/2 cup corn kernels
2-4 mushrooms sliced
1 cup pasta (any shape you prefer)
1/2 teaspoon each paprika, cumin, onion powder and oregano
1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1/2 can diced tomatoes
1 cup beef stock
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup grated tasty cheese to sprinkle on top
Chilli finely chopped and salt and pepper to taste

Cheese Sauce
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon flour
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese grated
salt and pepper to taste

Method
  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees.



  • Pasta
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan to medium high heat, brown the beef.
  • Add the mushrooms and onion, saute until softened.
  • Put in the spices, chilli, garlic and tomato paste. Fry for 1-2 minutes until cooked and fragrant.
  • Turn heat down to low and put in the pasta, tomatoes, corn, zucchini and beef stock.
  • Cover and simmer very gently for 20-30 minutes, until liquid is almost all absorbed and pasta is al dente.



  • Pour mixture into a large baking dish.

  • Cheese Sauce
  • Put butter into a saucepan and melt over medium heat. Add flour and cook stirring for 2 minutes.
  • Add milk a little at a time, whisking, continuously, until there are no lumps.
  • Turn heat down to low and simmer, keep whisking until thick and smooth.



  • Remove from heat, add Parmesan cheese and season. Whisk until the cheese melts and is incorporated.
  • Pour onto pasta mixture and sprinkle with grated tasty cheese.



  • Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes until cheese is bubbling and golden. Allow to stand for 10-15 minutes before serving.

  • Categories
    #spicy
    #pasta
    #winter
    #baked
    #healthy
    #mexican
    #kids


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    Easy
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    Lunch
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