Cheesy Taco Skillet Recipe

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Kylie Perez Modified: March 23, 2022
Cheesy Taco Skillet Recipe

How To Make Cheesy Taco Skillet

This delectable taco skillet meal is loaded with tasty pasta, creamy cheese, and filling beef! Whip this hearty meal up in under 30 minutes.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 18 minutes
Total: 23 minutes



  • 1lblean ground beef
  • 2tbsptaco seasoning
  • cupswater
  • ¾cupsalsa
  • cupsmedium pasta,like penne or rotini, uncooked
  • 8ozVelveeta cheese,cut into ½-inch cubes


  1. Brown the ground beef until no pink remains. Drain fat.

  2. Stir in the taco seasoning.

  3. Add the water, salsa, and pasta, then bring to a boil.

  4. Reduce the heat, and cover.

  5. Simmer for 10 minutes or until the pasta is tender, adding more water if needed.

  6. Once the pasta is tender, add the cheese, then stir until smooth and creamy.

  7. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 886.99kcal
  • Fat: 43.33g
  • Saturated Fat: 19.85g
  • Trans Fat: 2.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.98g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.98g
  • Carbohydrates: 75.11g
  • Fiber: 4.39g
  • Sugar: 5.00g
  • Protein: 46.02g
  • Cholesterol: 138.35mg
  • Sodium: 1103.63mg
  • Calcium: 441.94mg
  • Potassium: 735.83mg
  • Iron: 3.99mg
  • Vitamin A: 165.35µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.93mg
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