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Cheesy Taco Pasta

Amber Gray
This Cheesy Taco Pasta is ready in just 20 minutes for either an easy weeknight dinner or quick lunchbox idea for the whole week. The pasta could be served warm in a lunchbox thermos or cold. Tip: keep avocado separate in the lunchbox if serving warm and add before eating!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Lunchbox Ideas
Servings 6 sevings
Calories 362 kcal


  • 3 cups medium pasta shells
  • 1/4 cup chipotle Ranch dressing
  • 3/4 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons homemade taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup Pero Family Farms® mini sweet pepper rings
  • 1 avocado chopped
  • 1 cup quartered grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup Monterrey-Jack cheese cubes


  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Mix drained pasta and dressing in large bowl.
  • Heat skillet over medium heat. Add ground beef and cook 5-7 minutes, or until cooked through. Drain and mix with taco seasoning.
  • Add ground beef, peppers, avocado, tomatoes and cheese and green onions to pasta. Mix well.


Calories: 362kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 23gFat: 10gCholesterol: 39mgSodium: 254mgFiber: 4gSugar: 2g
Keyword cheesy, Cheesy Taco Pasta, easy dinner, lunch, pasta, taco
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