Beef Taco Macaroni and Cheese?

Beef Taco Macaroni And Cheese?

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raymond spencer


for the fans who loved beef tacos,what if beef tacos combined with macaroni and cheese,so i create this new recipe,it perfect on taco tuesday,with a side of beef tacos


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10 Min
35 Min


  • 1
    (16 ounce) package elbow macaroni
  • 2 c
    crushed taco shells,divided
  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1
    packet taco seasoning mix
  • 1
    large vidalia sweet onion,peeled and sliced
  • 1
    medium tomato,seeded and chopped
  • 3
    green chiles,divided
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
  • 3/4 c
    sour cream
  • 3 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 c
    shredded mexican cheese blend,divided
  • 1 c
    cubed processed american cheese

How to Make Beef Taco Macaroni and Cheese?


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.Place macaroni in the pot and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente;drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.Grease a 2-quart casserole dish.Add 1 cup crushed taco shells.
  3. Heat a large,deep skillet over medium-high heat.Cook and stir the beef in hot skillet until browned and crumbly,5 to 7 minutes;drain and discard the grease.
  4. Return the skillet to heat.Stir in sliced vidalia onion,chopped tomatoes,diced green chiles and taco seasoning mix into the beef;simmer the mixture until hot about 5 minutes.
  5. Melt margarine in a medium saucepan over medium heat.Add flour into the melted margarine,cook until smooth and bubbling,about 1 minute.
  6. Stir in milk,sour cream,crushed red pepper flakes,cubed american cheese and 2 cups shredded mexican cheese blend;cook,stirring occasionally,until the sauce is thickened,about 5 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat,mix in ground beef mixture and cooked macaroni together until blended.Pour into a prepared baking dish.
  8. Sprinkle with remaining crushed taco shells and mexican cheese blend on top of mac and cheese.Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes.

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About Beef Taco Macaroni and Cheese?

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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