Cheesy Taco Cream Cheese Pasta

Indulge in a delightful fusion of flavors with our Cheesy Taco Cream Cheese Pasta. This recipe combines the savory goodness of ground beef seasoned with taco spices, creamy notes from luscious cream cheese, and the comforting embrace of melted cheddar. It’s a cheesy, hearty pasta dish that promises to elevate your dining experience.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

This Cheesy Taco Cream Cheese Pasta is a one-pan wonder that brings together the best of Tex-Mex and Italian cuisines. The simplicity of the preparation, coupled with the rich and satisfying flavors, makes it a perfect go-to for busy weeknights or when you’re craving a comforting homemade meal.

Ingredients :

  • 3/4 bag of ziti noodles
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/2 package of cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups grated cheese


  1. Boil the ziti noodles until cooked to your liking.
  2. In a skillet, brown the ground beef and drain any excess fat.
  3. Mix taco seasoning with water and add it to the ground beef. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the cream cheese to the beef mixture, stirring until melted. Remove from heat.
  5. Place the cooked pasta in a baking dish and mix in 1 cup of grated cheese.
  6. Top the pasta and cheese mixture with the seasoned beef, tossing gently to combine.
  7. Sprinkle the remaining grated cheese on top.
  8. Bake, uncovered, at 350°F for 15-20 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and golden.
  9. Serve hot and enjoy the cheesy goodness!

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes | Kcal: (calories will vary based on specific ingredients) | Servings: 4-6

Storage :

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat in the oven or microwave for a quick and delicious meal.

Recipe Tips

For an extra kick, add diced jalapeños or a sprinkle of chili flakes. Experiment with different cheese blends to tailor the dish to your taste. This versatile recipe also works well with ground turkey or chicken for a lighter option.”

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