One pan enchilada pasta

One pan enchilada pasta – created on the CHEF CHEF app for iOS meganblair (Megan Greever)



Megan Greever
9 years ago

2 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1/2 of a small onion, diced
1.25 pounds of taco seasoned ground turkey meat or 1.25 pounds of lean ground beef and packet of low-sodium taco seasoning
2 cups of low-sodium chicken broth
1 19oz can of red enchilada sauce
8oz (about 2 1/2 cups) of dried rotini pasta
2 cups of freshly shredded Colby Jack cheese
Green onions
Black olives


In a large skillet or sauté pan, sauté garlic and onions in olive oil over medium low heat until softened.

Add ground turkey meat and cook, breaking meat up with a wooden spoon until browned.

Once turkey meat is cooked through, add pasta, chicken broth and enchilada sauce to pan. Bring to a boil, then reduced heat to low and cover.
Cook on low, with pan covered for about 15 minutes.Then remove lid and let simmer for additional 5 minutes until pasta is tender and sauce has reduced.

Remove from heat and stir in 1 cup of cheese. Top pasta with additional cup of cheese and melt under broiler for a minute or tow, or place lid back on pan and let heat from the pasta melt the cheese.

Garnish with black olives and green onions.