Cheesy Taco Pasta Bake

6
Servings
15m
Prep Time
40m
Cook Time
55m
Ready In


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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (347.2 g)
  • Calories 625.3
  • Total Fat - 27.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 9.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 33.8 mg
  • Sodium - 1004 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 78.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 7.1 g
  • Sugars - 30.6 g
  • Protein - 21.2 g
  • Calcium - 386 mg
  • Iron - 2.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 22.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 200C/180C fan forced.

Step 2

Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water following packet directions or until al dente and then drain.

Step 3

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat and add the onion and capsicum and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened and now add the beef and cook, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up any lumps, for 5 minutes or until browned.

Step 4

Add the taco seasoning to the pan and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until well combined and then add the pasta, salsa and cheese sauce and season, to taste and cook, stirring, until combined and warmed through.

Step 5

Transfer to a baking dish and smooth the surface and scatter with cheese and bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden.

Step 6

Serve topped with sour cream, tomato, avocado and shallot.

Tips & Variations


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