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Taco Pasta

  • Author: Kara Myers - sweetlysplendid.com
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins

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Ingredients

  • 1lb ground beef
  • 8oz tomato sauce
  • 10oz enchilada sauce (I prefer Gebhardt brand)
  • 1 cup reduced sodium beef broth
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup taco seasoning
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 4oz reduced fat cream cheese
  • 4 cups pasta (choose your favorite – shells, elbows, etc)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. In a large, deep skillet brown the ground beef.
  2. Drain the ground beef and return it to the skillet.
  3. Add in tomato sauce, enchilada sauce, beef broth, and water. Stir to combine.
  4. Add in taco seasoning, onion powder, and garlic.
  5. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. While your sauce is simmering, bring a separate pot of water to boil and cook your pasta.
  7. Break the cream cheese into smaller pieces and add into sauce.
  8. Stir slowly until cream cheese is combined and melted.
  9. Once your cream cheese is melted and combined, add in the pasta and cheese.
  10. Stir to combine. Enjoy!

Notes

WW Freestyle Points: 13


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/6th of recipe
  • Calories: 429
  • Sugar: 6
  • Sodium: 1210
  • Fat: 18
  • Saturated Fat: 10
  • Unsaturated Fat: 6
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 38
  • Fiber: 3
  • Protein: 28
  • Cholesterol: 84