Taco Pasta Salad
Mexican flavored Pasta recipe that is creamy and perfect for a huge family gathering.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
- 8 Ounces Whole Wheat Penne Pasta
- 1 Tsp Olive Oil
- 1 lb Lean Ground Turkey
- 1 medium Onion diced
- 1 14 ounces Can Diced Tomatoes
- 3 Tsp Taco Seasoning
- 1 Cup Sour Cream Light
- 1/3 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese Light
- 1/2 Cup Cherry Tomatoes cut into quarters
- 1 Cup Canned Corn drained
- 1 Large Avocado pitted and diced
- a small bunch of fresh cilantro, chopped
In a large pot with salted water cook pasta according to package directions.
Meanwhile, heat oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add the ground turkey and break up with a spatula as it cooks.
Stir in the onion and cook for about 5 minutes, or until meat is browned and cooked through, and onion is tender.
Add the crushed tomatoes and taco seasoning and stir to combine.
Add in the cooked pasta, sour cream and cheddar cheese to the pan. Cook, stirring constantly until cheese is melted.
Garnish with fresh chopped tomatoes, corn, avocado and cilantro.
Please note that the nutrition label is just a rough estimate based on an online nutrition calculator I used. It will vary based on the specific ingredients you use making the recipe. Values may vary.
You may use greek yogurt instead of sour cream. Taste may vary slightly.
Calories: 507kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 270mg | Potassium: 776mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 360IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 127mg | Iron: 1.4mg