Taco Pasta

Portion Size: 1 cup

Ingredients: Yields: 8 servings

Ingredients Notes: 
2 pounds lean ground beef 
1 teaspoon chili powder
2 teaspoons cumin
1-16 oz. pasta  Prepare according directions
1 small onion, choppedWash, peel and chop
1 cup fat free milk 
1 cup light sour cream
2 cans (14 oz.)  of low sodium tomato sauce 
1 cup shredded low fat cheddar cheese 
For gluten free (GF): Use GF pasta. Always check each ingredient to be sure it is gluten free.


Steps:Directions: Critical Control Point /Quality Assurance
1Brown ground beef with onion. Drain excess fat.
2Prepare pasta according to directions on package. Drain. 
3Combine ground beef, pasta, chili powder, cumin, milk, sour cream, and tomato sauce. 
4Pour mixture into a baking dish.
5Sprinkle cheese on top.
6Bake in a 325 degree oven for about 30-35 minutes. Cook until internal temperature reaches 165 F degrees for 15 seconds

Jacqueline Larson M.S., R.D.N. and Associates