Show Subscription Form

Taco Twist Bake Recipe
Taco Twist Bake Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Taco Twist Bake Recipe

Read Reviews
4.5 13
Publisher Photo
People of all ages enjoy this Mexican-flavored noodle bake. When my sister-in-law cooked for a youth camp several years ago, she multiplied the recipe. It was an instant success. —Karen Buhr, Gasport, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 2-1/2 cups cooked Taco-Seasoned Meat
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 package (8 ounces) spiral pasta, cooked and drained
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the taco meat, tomato sauce and green pepper; bring to a boil. Meanwhile, combine pasta and sour cream; place in a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup of cheese. Top with meat mixture.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 25 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until the cheese is melted. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Taco Twist Bake in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p36

Reviews for Taco Twist Bake

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2014


Reviewed Dec. 17, 2014

"Very easy & delicious. I did not boil the meat. Browned the meat, peppers, & onion; drained well. Stirred in the seasoning mix & tomato sauce. Simmered 10 min. Combined the meat mixture & pasta mixture together."

Reviewed Sep. 9, 2014

"Very quick easy weeknight dish. A hit with my grandchildren. Everyone declared it a keeper!"

Reviewed Mar. 27, 2014

"Wonderful recipe and easy to adjust to individual tastes as the one reviewer said:) Love the recipe and it is a staple recipe at my home!"

Reviewed Apr. 15, 2013

"easy recipe to adjust to all family members' tastes"

Loading Image