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Taco-Pasta Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Taco-Pasta Salad recipe? Learn how to make Taco-Pasta Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by dougperkes

Makes 2 servings



Spicy ground beef served with pasta, bell pepper, salsa and sour cream

Recipe Ingredients for Taco-Pasta Salad

4 oz barilla rotini
1/2 lb lean ground beef
1/4 cup water
3 tsp taco seasoning mix
1 green bell pepper
2 tbsp salsa
2 tbsp fat-free sour cream

Recipe Directions for Taco-Pasta Salad

  1. 1. Prepare the rotini according to directions.

  2. 2. While the past is cooking, brown ground beef in a medium skillet over medium heat until no longer pink. Drain the beef of any excess fat and return it to the skillet.

  3. 3. Add water, taco seasoning and bell pepper to cooked ground beef; simmer until the sauce thickens, stirring occasionally.

  4. 4. While the beef is simmering, combine salsa and sour cream in a small bowl.

  5. 5. Place a portion of pasta on two separate plates. Top with a portion of ground beef mixture. Sprinkle each with half of the cheese and a dollop of salsa-sour cream sauce.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 295.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
466
Calories from Fat
76
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.4g
13%
Saturated Fat
2.9g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
102mg
34%
Sodium
533mg
22%
Potassium
665mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
47.7g
16%
Dietary Fiber
5.6g
22%
Sugars
5.9g
Protein
46.2g
Vitamin A 40% Vitamin C 128%
Calcium 6% Iron 33%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
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