Taco Pasta Salad

Taco Pasta Salad
Taco Pasta Salad might be just the main course you are searching for. This recipe covers 19% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe makes 6 servings with 599 calories, 23g of protein, and 36g of fat each. This recipe is typical of Mexican cuisine. If you have cream, corn chips, salad dressing, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the salad dressing you could follow this main course with the One Bowl Chocolate Cake as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 40 minutes.


Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook spiral pasta at a boil, stirring occasionally, until cooked through yet firm to the bite, about 12 minutes; drain.
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Corkscrew PastaCorkscrew Pasta
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Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and stir in ground beef. Cook and stir until beef is crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink, about 10 minutes.
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Ground BeefGround Beef
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Frying PanFrying Pan
Drain and discard any excess grease. Stir taco seasoning into beef mixture; cool.
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Taco Seasoning MixTaco Seasoning Mix
Stir beef mixture into pasta; toss lettuce, tomatoes, Cheddar cheese, onion, French dressing, and corn chips into pasta mixture. Top with sour cream.
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French DressingFrench Dressing
Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Corn ChipsCorn Chips
Sour CreamSour Cream


Recommended wine: Pinot Noir, Riesling, Sparkling Rose

Pinot Noir, Riesling, and Sparkling rosé are great choices for Mexican. Acidic white wines like riesling or low-tannin reds like pinot noir can work well with Mexican dishes. Sparkling rosé is a safe pairing too. One wine you could try is Burn Cottage Cashburn Pinot Noir. It has 4.7 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 30 dollars.
Burn Cottage Cashburn Pinot Noir
Burn Cottage Cashburn Pinot Noir
Bright aromatic florals, cassis and red fruits complementing spice and savoury notes. The palate is supple and harmonious, with interesting layers and umami elements, fine texture and a lovely balanced finish.
Ready In40 m.
Health Score11
Dish TypesSalad