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easy hamburger taco bake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Susan Heberlig
Spearfish, SD

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.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For easy hamburger taco bake

  • 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
  • 1 can
    corn kernels, drained
  • 1 can
    black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1 1/2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded and divided
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    tortilla chips, coarsely crushed
  • sliced black olives (optional)

How To Make easy hamburger taco bake

  • 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!

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