Taco pasta casserole

Taco Pasta Casserole

1 pound ground beef
1 package taco seasoning mix
1 tablespoon butter
1 large onion; chopped
1 large green pepper; chopped
1 (16 ounce) box large shell pasta
2 cans stewed tomatoes
1 jar chunky salsa
2 cups cheddar cheese; grated

In a large skillet over medium heat, brown ground beef and drain excess liquid. Add taco seasoning spices as directed on the package, and stir to blend; reserve. In the same skillet, saute onions and green pepper in 1 tablespoon butter until tender. Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on the pkg. and drain. In a 9 x 13 inch baking pan, spoon stewed tomatoes on the bottom of the pan to cover. Layer remaining ingredients in the following order: pasta, ground beef, and taco seasoning combination, salsa, and cheese. Repeat layering process until dish is full, making sure to finish the top layer with cheddar cheese. Bake in a preheated oven 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes. Remove from onion and let stand 5 minutes. Serve warm. Serves 6 to 8

Author: Carol Anne

I am a woman in my mid 30's. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

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