Everything you need for a delicious meal is in this Crock Pot Beef Taco Pasta Recipe. Loaded with cheese, hearty ground beef and tons of taco flavor for an easy and tasty slow cooker meal.
Crock Pot Beef Taco Pasta Recipe
This recipe is the best comfort food and the entire family will love it. You can easily get dinner on the table fast with hardly any effort.
There is so much to love about this meal. The flavor is amazing and has everything you love about tacos in a tasty pasta recipe.
Your family will go crazy over this meal and you will love how simple it is to make. It is a win all around.
Easy Taco Pasta Recipe is the best one pot meal!
Busy schedules mean dinner time can easily fall to the wayside. One pot meals that can be made in the crock pot are mandatory around here.
They make getting dinner on the table on busy weeknights a reality and take the stress out of cooking. Everything you need for an amazing meal is in the slow cooker.
What do you need to make Slow Cooker Taco Pasta?
- ground beef
- green bell pepper
- tomato sauce
- beef broth
- elbow macaroni
- cheddar cheese
How do you make Crock Pot Taco Pasta Bake?
Once the meat is back in the slow cooker, add in bell pepper, seasonings, tomato sauce, salsa, milk and broth. Make sure it is all combined.
After everything has finished cooking, you will need to add the pasta 15 minutes before serving.
It will look water but do not worry. The pasta will soak it all up and it will be perfect!
Once the pasta has the desired tenderness it is time to stir in the cheese until melted. Yum!
Serve and enjoy this wonderful meal!
Keep reading for the full recipe.
What can I top this Slow Cooker Taco Casserole with?
This dish is really amazing with sour cream, diced tomatoes and chives on top. Sometimes, I also like to add a little more cheese. 🙂
This meal is comfort food at its best and just so amazing!
Tips for making Taco Pasta Bake:
I use a small food chopper or processor to quickly and easily chop the onions. If you do not have one of these, I highly recommend them. They are such a time saver.
I usually just chop the entire vegetable and freeze what I don’t need. It’s so nice to be able to just take diced onion or bell peppers out of the freezer for recipes.
Any little bit of time we can save is a huge help on busy days. It is so nice to be able to just grab from the freezer and not have to worry about chopping or cutting things up.
You might also like our One Pot Cheesy Taco Pasta Recipe.
Crock Pot Beef Taco Pasta
- 2 pounds ground beef
- 1/2 onion diced
- 1 green bell pepper diced
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
- 1 can tomato sauce 8 oz
- 1 cup salsa
- 3 cups milk
- 2 cups beef broth
- 3 cups dry uncooked elbow macaroni
- 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- In a skillet over medium heat, cook ground beef until it is brown. (Or use your Ninja)
- Add to a 6 quart slow cooker.
- Add in bell pepper, seasonings, tomato sauce, salsa, milk and broth. Stir to combine.
- Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4.
- 15 minutes before serving stir in the pasta. It will look very watery but don’t worry the pasta will soak it up. Cover and cook for 15 minutes until the desired tenderness is reached.
- Stir in the cheese until melted.
- Serve immediately. Top wth sour cream, diced tomatoes and chives.
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