Mexican-Style Beefy Tortellini

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Chef shapeweaver

I just had to make up another tortellini recipe. I had all the things in my cupboard and thought,"why not?" I just guessed on the time. The cooking time doesn't include cooking pasta.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 (8 7/8 ounce) package cheese tortellini
  • 1 (1 1/4 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  • 23 cup water
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar mild salsa (i prefer taco bell)
  • 23 cup Mexican blend cheese (more if desired)


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain.
  2. Brown ground beef in large skillet; drain.
  3. Return to skillet; add taco seasoning and water.
  4. Cook and stir until water is absorbed.
  5. Add pasta.
  6. Blend in salsa until pasta is covered.
  7. Sprinkle cheese over top.
  8. Cover and let sit until the cheese is melted, about 5 minutes.
  9. Eat and enjoy.

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