Easy Hamburger Taco Bake Recipe

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Easy Hamburger Taco Bake

Susan Heberlig


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 vote
30 Min
20 Min


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(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
1/2 c
tortilla chips, coarsely crushed
sliced black olives (optional)


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