Cheesy Taco Cream Cheese Pasta! OMG!
Talk about easy to make. There are only six ingredients in this cheesy taco cream cheese pasta dish! OMG! You will be able to whip it up and feed the family in about 30 minutes total. Now that is a great main dish recipe to have in your recipe box. When you live a busy lifestyle and you have a family to feed, there are occasions when you need to be able to get home, get into the kitchen, prepare a meal recipe and get it on the table all in about half an hour. The kids have sporting events, your husband is stuck in traffic and not going to be home on time. You want to prepare a meal that is easy to reheat.
This cheesy taco cream cheese pasta recipe is just what you need. A great idea for quick recipes is to plan ahead. You know this one calls for one pound of ground beef. When you purchase beef, buy it in larger package sizes as it is more economical. When you get home divide the package into the correct sized portions and freeze each portion in a freezer bag. Be sure you always have pasta in the pantry. You can use any type of noodles. Cheese is another one of those foods that you likely keep a stock of in the refrigerator as it is such a staple. Buy your taco seasoning in the packages when they go on sale. Stock up on a few at a time then you will be ready to go when you want to make this dish. The cream cheese may be the only thing that is not always in your refrigerator, but in a pinch you could substitute extra cheese and get the recipe done.
The ingredients you will need for this cheese taco cream cheese pasta recipe include ziti noodles, ground beef, taco seasoning, water, cream cheese, and shredded cheese. To start the recipe you will need to boil the pasta until it is just cooked. Then brown the ground beef and drain, then mix the taco seasoning and some water with ground beef for five minutes. Add cream cheese to the beef mixture and stir until it is melted and remove from heat. Put the pasta into a casserole dish and mix in some shredded cheese. Top the pasta and cheese with some beef mixture and mix until combined. Then top with the remaining shredded cheese. Bake the pasta at 350 degrees Fahrenheit uncovered for approximately 15 to 20 minutes.
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