Easy Hamburger Taco Bake Recipe

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Easy Hamburger Taco Bake

Susan Heberlig

By
@stashstashbaby

This recipe won the People's Choice Award at the 2007 South Dakota State Beef Cook-off Contest. Quick cooking...under 1 hour and tasty, too! Serve with a green salad on the side for a complete meal.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 pkg
kraft macaroni and cheese
1 lb
lean hamburger
1/2 c
onion, chopped
1 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 c
sweet green and or red peppers, chopped
1 pkg
taco seasoning mix
3/4 c
water
1 can(s)
corn kernels, drained
1 can(s)
black beans, drained and rinsed
1 c
sour cream
1 1/2 c
cheddar cheese, shredded and divided
1 c
salsa
1/2 c
tortilla chips, coarsely crushed
sliced black olives (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Prepare 9x9 or 9x13 pan with no-stick spray.
2
Prepare macaroni and cheese as directed on package. Stir in sour cream and set aside.
3
Brown hamburger, onions, garlic and peppers until meat is no longer pink, breaking up meat as you go. Drain.
4
To meat mixture add taco seasoning mix, water, corn and black beans. Simmer about 5 minutes.
5
Spoon half of the macaroni mixture into prepared pan.
6
Spoon all of the meat mixture on top of macaroni.
7
Take 1 cup of cheddar cheese and sprinkle on top of meat mixture.
8
Spoon rest of macaroni on top. Cover and bake about 15 minutes.
9
Top with salsa, chips, remaining cheese, and black olives. Bake, uncovered, 5 more minutes or until cheese is melted. Take out of oven and let sit for about 5 minutes to set up. Serve and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Burgers, Tacos & Burritos
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy