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Tex-Mex Pasta

 Tex-Mex Pasta
After a recent surgery, I wasn’t able to stock up on groceries. One night, I looked in my pantry and created this. The results were fabulous! —Michele Orthner, Lethbridge, AB
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2 cups uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) salsa
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, cook beef in a Dutch oven over medium heat until no longer
  • pink; drain. Stir in the salsa, soup and 1/2 cup cheese; heat
  • through.
  • Drain pasta; stir into meat mixture. Transfer to a greased 11x7-in.
  • baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Cover and bake 15-20
  • minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Yield: 4 servings.