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Cheesy Taco Pasta Skillet

Cheesy Taco Pasta Skillet is an easy one-pot family friendly recipe made in just 20 minutes and perfect for a weeknight dinner idea!
Prep Time4 mins
Cook Time16 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Casserole, Dinner, Hotdish
Servings: 5 -6
Author: Danielle Green


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 2 pkts taco seasoning
  • 2 c. water
  • 14.5 oz can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 10.75 oz can cheddar cheese soup
  • 8 oz. 1/2 box Quick Cook Rotini pasta
  • 1 c. shredded cheddar
  • 1 c. crushed Doritos


  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, saute the ground beef and onion for 6-8 minutes, or until the beef is no longer pink. Add the taco seasoning and stir until well combined.
  • To the skillet, add the water, tomatoes with juices, cheddar soup and pasta. Stir together until well combined.
  • Cover and cook on medium-high heat for 8-10 minutes, stirring every few minutes, or until pasta is cooked through.
  • Top with shredded cheese and cover for 1 minute or until cheese is melted.
  • Serve with crushed Doritos.