Go Back

Queso One Pot Pasta

Queso one pot pasta is a quick and easy dinner recipe that is ready in less than 30 minutes! With only pot, it also makes clean up a snap.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Pasta
Keyword one pot pasta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp taco seasoning
  • 2 1/2 cups macaroni pasta
  • 1 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup canned mexicorn, drained
  • 1 can┬ácanned diced tomatoes with chiles
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2 cups water or broth
  • 1 cup queso dip
  • 1 cup shredded queso cheese


  1. Heat pan over medium heat. Add ground beef and cook, stirring to crumble, for 3-5 minutes. Add onion, garlic powder and taco seasoning. Cook for an additional 3 minutes.

  2. Stir in macaroni through broth. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to simmer. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in queso dip and shredded cheese. Cover and let sit for 1-2 minutes until cheese has melted. Serve topped with sliced avocado.