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'Beefy' Cheesy Pasta

Rated as 3.9 out of 5 Stars

"Similar to Hamburger Helper®. Great for picky eaters! Try different cheeses to suit your tastes!"
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30 m servings 953
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir ground turkey, onion, soy sauce, and garlic in the hot skillet until turkey is completely browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir taco seasoning mix into the turkey mixture.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook the rotini at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes.
  3. Drain rotini and return to the pot; place over low heat. Stir milk and butter with the rotini; cook until the butter melts completely, 2 to 3 minutes; add turkey mixture and stir. Sprinkle cheese over the rotini-and-turkey mixture; cook and stir until the cheese melts, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 953 calories; 34 112 56.5 158 2933 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Yum! Added a green pepper, kids loved it :-)

Most helpful critical review

Incredibly salty

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Yum! Added a green pepper, kids loved it :-)

We enjoyed this recipe--my husband ate seconds and didn't complain. I followed the recipe as best I could, but omitted the soy sauce as we didn't have any. I also used elbow macaroni instead of ...

I used ground beef and shell noodles, easy and tasty!

Incredibly salty

I felt like is was maybe a good base but it needs more flavor. I'm not even sure what seasonings though.

The mix is really salty. It was easy to make. I will make it again, but will add my own seasonings and not a packaged taco seasoning. I added 1/2 cup cream cheese to give it some more creamy fla...

I followed the recipe but I added black beans, corn, and Rotella. It turned out amazing! I definitely will be making this again.

As someone else said, this is a good base, but I thought the taco mix was way too much and overpowered the dish. Next time I would omit that and put in my own blend of spices with less chili pe...

Very good... followed as written but halved since it was only two of us. Did add some green pepper as suggested by one of the reviewers; also added a can of dice tomatoes. I also omitted the s...