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Taco Beef Pasta


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  • 1 lb cubed beef or ground beef
  • 2 cups uncooked pasta spirals
  • 1 jar (16 oz) salsa
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed
  • 1 pckt taco seasoning
  • 1 tbs chopped cilantro
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbs olive oil


Servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 25mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Cook pasta according to package directions.

Step 2

In medium bowl combine bottom 4 ingredients and toss steak in it. Heat oil in skillet and stir fry beef for 1 minute each side, until just browned.

Step 3

Remove beef from pan and add pasta, salsa, beans, and 1/2 cup water. Cook 4 to 5 minutes until thoroughly heated

Top with cheese, sour cream, fresh salsa.

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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Water


  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce


  1. Mix flour, sugar, salt, milk, and water in a pan, and mix until you form a dough.
  2. In a saucepan, heat a splash of olive oil and add the onion. Cook on medium-high until onion has softened.  
  3. Add the ground beef, and add the salt, water, and tomato sauce. When the meat has browned, remove from heat. 
  4. Dust a flat surface with flour, and roll out the dough into a flat sheet. 
  5. Use a ramekin or cup to cut out circles. 
  6. Add a dollop of beef-tomato mixture to the center of each circle. 
  7. Pinch the dough into a little pocket.
  8. Bake in the oven at 350° F for 15 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

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