Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 0 mins

This tastes just like a taco in a bowl! Be sure to heat it up so that all the cheese melts. ;)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Drain again and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic; saute 1 minute. Add turkey; cook until brown, stirring to crumble. Stir in water and taco seasoning; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  3. Combine pasta, turkey mixture, cheese, tomatoes, olives and black beans in a large bowl.
  4. In a small bowl, combine lime juice, salt, cumin and sour cream. Stir until well blended.
  5. Pour over pasta mixture and toss gently to coat. Serve with salsa.


Most Helpful

thanks for posting this great pasta salad, we love it. it is a great summer pasta salad when it is even too hot to eat. i first found the recipe in cooking light and have been meaning to post, but you saved me the trouble. sorry, forgot the stars in the first review

mandabears January 19, 2012

This was a really good lunch pasta salad. I used whole wheat pasta (Barilla) and low fat cheese and fat free sourcream and it still had a great taste to it! I ate this cold and loved it. I think next time I will leave the garlic out! Thanks for posting! [Made for PRMR tag march 2010]

~SarahBeth~ March 16, 2010

I scaled this down quite a bit to serve me and my mother with great results. I usde lean ground turkey, low fat sour cream, low fat cheese, and fresh tomatos. I went a bit heavy handed on the taco seasoning to give it an extra kick. Great recipe!

anme May 14, 2008

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