This taco pasta salad is loaded with ground beef, juicy tomatoes, black beans and lots of cheese. Cold pasta salad makes a great dish for your next party!
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Taco Pasta Salad

This taco pasta salad is loaded with ground beef, juicy tomatoes, black beans and lots of cheese. Cold pasta salad makes a great dish for your next party!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 462kcal
Author: Rebekah | Kitchen Gidget

Ingredients

  • 8 oz short pasta
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning 1 packet
  • 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup 4 oz shredded cheddar cheese
  • 15 oz black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup French or Catalina dressing

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package instructions; drain and rinse in cold water.
  • While pasta is cooking, in a large skillet, brown the beef. Drain excess oil, if any, then add onion and taco seasoning. Cover and cook over low heat until onions are soft; let cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine the taco meat, pasta, tomatoes, cheese and beans. Stir well to combine then toss with dressing. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 462kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 443mg | Potassium: 571mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 10.5% | Vitamin C: 12.4% | Calcium: 13.9% | Iron: 19.3%