Mexican Taco Pasta


1/2 pound large shells pasta
1 pound ground beef
2 tablespoons taco seasoning (or 1 packet)
3/4 cup water
1 cup jarred salsa
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
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Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.

Cook the shelled pasta according to the directions on the box and drain.
Add the ground beef to the pan and brown well.
Drain the fat.
Add the taco seasoning and 3/4 cup of water, stir and cook until water is gone.
Add the pasta back into the pot with the salsa and cheese.
Stir to combine.
Serve immediately, preferably with crunchy tortilla chips (optional) on top.