Lynn demonstrates another One Pot Meal, Skillet Taco Pasta Shells. This is great for any of those busy nights we all have when we need to get a delicious dinner on the table in a hurry. Add a salad or vegetable and some bread and it completes the meal. Adapted from melskitchencafe.com. Serves 6.
In a large 12" skillet, cook the ground turkey or ground beef, salt, pepper, onion, garlic, (or onion powder and garlic powder) over medium heat, stirring occasionally and breaking up the meat. Once the meat is cooked, drain any grease if necessary and place eat on a plate and set aside.
To the skillet, add the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, salsa verde, pinto beans, chili powder, oregano, pasta shells, chicken broth, Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar.
Bring the mixture to a boil, turn down heat and simmer, stirring occasionally to make sure the pasta isn't sticking, until the pasta is tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed 15-20 minutes.
Stir in the cooked ground meat and top with the shredded cheese Cover the skillet for 1-2 minutes to let the cheese melt. Sprinkle with the cilantro.
Serve with sour cream, olives and salsa if desired.
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Lynn's Recipes | April 2015