- 1 packet Chile Con Queso Dip Mix
- 1-1/2 cups uncooked rotini pasta (may use other pasta types)
- 1/2 lb. ground beef
- 1 (approx. 1-1/4 oz.) packet taco seasoning
- 2 (14.5 oz. each) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1-1/2 cups water
- 1/2 tsp. salt (optional)
In a Dutch oven or similar large pan, brown ground beef. Drain or rise any fat from cooked meat. Add all remaining ingredients. Mix well. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Cover tightly and simmer 20 minutes or until pasta is tender. May garnish with shredded cheddar cheese before serving. Serve immediately.