How to make easy taco pasta bake (video) 

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One of the best tastes about tacos is the taco spice flavor that the meat generally has. Harnessing that specific type of flavor can be easy if you have taco spice, but it doesn't necessarily fit with any dish. For this slow cooker recipe, taco meat is paired with pasta, resulting in one tasty dinner.
Using a few items you're likely to find in your pantry, you can make this extremely flavorful southwestern dinner using your slow cooker.
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Easy taco pasta bake
Ingredients
1-lb ground beef, browned and drained
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup beef broth
2 tablespoons of taco seasoning
2 clove garlic, minced
1 can diced tomato, undrained
1 4-oz can diced green chiles, drained
1/2 cup onion, diced
4-oz cream cheese
2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
8-oz pasta (rottini)
fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)
Cooktop Cove
Directions
1. Brown and drain ground beef.
2. Add beef, water, broth, taco seasoning, garlic, tomato, green chilies and onion into 4 or 5-quart slow cooker.
3. Cook on low 4-5 hours. 
4. In last half hour, start cooking pasta according to package directions.
4. When slow cooker is done cooking, stir cream cheese into slow cooker until blended.
5. Add shredded cheese and pasta to slow cooker and mix well.
6. Leave uncovered on high for 10 more minutes.
7. Garnish with cilantro and serve.
Every slow cooker is different. If you find that the final result has too much liquid for your liking, just omit the water!
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