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30-Minute Taco Tortellini Recipe

Say hello to your new weeknight hero! Our 30-Minute Taco Tortellini recipe is bursting with flavor, packed with protein, and oh-so-easy to make. It’s the best of both worlds – a fun and delicious meal that your family will love!

What is Taco Tortellini?

In just 30 minutes, you can whip up a dish that’s the talk of Taco Tuesday meets Italian night – Taco Tortellini!

You’ve got the savory ground beef.

It’s seasoned to taco perfection.

Next, merge it with rich, cheesy tortellini.

What do you get? A dish that’s both comforting and spicy.

It’s the kind of quick dinner that makes your taste buds do a happy dance!

30 minute meal taco tortellini in a large skillet

What to Serve With Taco Tortellini

Now, to take this delightful dish to the next level, I serve it with a crisp, fresh salad drizzled with a zingy lime-cilantro dressing.

The freshness of the greens will balance out the richness of the tortellini beautifully.

And for the grand presentation, sprinkle a generous amount of shredded cheese (the more, the merrier, right?) on top of the hot tortellini before it hits the table.

30 minute taco tortellini on a green plate topped with fresh cilantro

Add a side of warm, toasty garlic bread to scoop up all that saucy, cheesy goodness, and you’ve got a meal that’s not just food, but an experience.

Don’t forget to garnish with a sprinkle of fresh cilantro or parsley for that Instagram-worthy finish.

Your dinner is not just served; it’s presented with flair!

30 minute taco tortellini on a green plate topped with fresh cilantro

30-Minute Taco Tortellini

Make dinner time exciting with 30-Minute Taco Tortellini. Packed with flavor and protein, it's a delicious weeknight option.
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Course: Main Dishes
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 463kcal
Author: Jennifer



  • In a large pot, bring 4 cups of water to a boil.
  • In a large skillet, brown ground beef over medium-high heat. Drain well then return ground beef to the skillet.
  • Reduce the heat of the skillet to low and stir in taco seasoning and diced tomatoes. Cover and cook for about 8 minutes.
  • When 4 minutes are remaining, reduce the heat of the water to a gentle boil and add in the tortellini and salt. Cook for 4 minutes then drain and add to the skillet along with the cheese.
  • Stir well to coat everything with the sauce. Allow to cook for 1-2 minutes until the cheese melts.
  • Top with a squeeze of lime juice and chopped cilantro. Serve and enjoy!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 463kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 932mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g
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