Ground beef, salt, black pepper, 1 packet taco seasoning, 2 cups water, 1 cup jarred mild salsa, uncooked rotini pasta, shredded Mexican-style cheese, toppings: chopped tomatoes, avocado, tortilla chips, cilantro. In a large deep skillet over medium heat add ground beef and season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally. Drain grease. Stir taco seasoning into ground beef then stir in water, salsa and pasta noodles. Stir, cover and reduce heat to a simmer until pasta is tender.
It’s a cheesy pasta dish with Kielbasa sausage and garnished with chopped scallions. Added: Hot sauce, mushrooms, crushed red pepper, smoked paprika, substituted sour cream for heavy cream (added at the end) and cut the cheese back. Try Cajun seasoning next time, too. Yum!
This Cheesy Chicken and Sausage Pasta from Big Bears Wife is filled with pasta, chicken, sausage, and a few of your favorite vegetables. It’s a kid friendly recipe that your whole family will enjoy for dinner.