• Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cooking Time:
  • Serves: 6 Servings

Slow-Cooker Taco Beef Pasta

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Category: Healthy Recipes, Beef, Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • ~~ Taco Pasta ~~
  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 cup Progressoâ„¢ beef-flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Pasoâ„¢ taco seasoning mix
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) Muir Glenâ„¢ organic diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 package (8 oz) Old El Pasoâ„¢ chile and roasted garlic Mexican cooking sauce
  • 4 oz (half of 8-oz package) cream cheese, soften, cut into
  • 1-inch pieces
  • 3 cups cooked medium pasta shells
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)


1 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.

2 In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, place cooked beef and remaining Taco Pasta ingredients except pasta shells and Cheddar cheese; stir until well combined.

3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours.

4 About 15 minutes before serving, cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Uncover slow cooker; stir in pasta and shredded Cheddar cheese until well combined.

5 Cook uncovered on High heat setting 10 to 15 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
6 Serve topped with sour cream, salsa and/or shredded cheese.

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