• 8 Ratings

Hungry for Mexican-flavor foods? This taco-inspired beef dinner recipe of pasta, salsa, beef, and cheese will satisfy cravings.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta according to directions; drain and set aside.

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  • Meanwhile, in a 12-inch skillet cook ground chicken and onion, half at a time, until meat is brown; drain fat. Return all of the chicken mixture to skillet. Stir in water and taco seasoning mix. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in cooked pasta, corn, olives, half of the shredded cheese, salsa, and chile peppers.

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  • Transfer mixture to a lightly greased 3-quart rectangular casserole. Bake, covered, in a 350 degree F oven for 45 minutes or until heated through. Remove from oven; sprinkle with remaining cheese.

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  • Serve with lettuce, tomato wedges, and, if desired, tortilla chips and sour cream. Makes 12 servings.

To Tote:

Cover tightly. Transport in an insulated carrier. Transport lettuce, tomatoes, and, if desired, sour cream in an insulated cooler with ice packs. If desired, transport chips in an airtight bag or container.

For 6 Servings:

Prepare using method above, except transfer mixture to a 2-quart rectangular baking dish and bake for 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

351 calories; 17 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat; 20 mg cholesterol; 934 mg sodium. 283 mg potassium; 30 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 24 g protein; 0 RE vitamin a; 680 IU vitamin a; 18 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 2 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 81 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 212 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;

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8 Ratings
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