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taco pasta

Vegetarian Taco Pasta

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Diet: Vegetarian


This one-pot vegetarian taco pasta has all your favorite taco flavors in one meal! Spicy salsa is the key to this easy, flavorful recipe!



  • 8 oz elbow pasta
  • 16 oz Green Mountain Gringo® Medium Salsa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 15oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup corn (frozen or canned)
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1/2 cup crushed Green Mountain Gringo Original Tortilla Strips
  • Additional salsa for topping


  1. Add the the elbow pasta, Green Mountain Gringo® Salsa, broth, black beans, corn, cumin, and paprika to a large pot.
  2. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer and continue to simmer uncovered,  stirring frequently for 8-9 minutes or until the pasta has absorbed the water.
  3. Remove from heat and sprinkle with cheese.
  4. Top with avocado and additional salsa before serving.

Keywords: vegetarian taco pasta