taco macaroni and cheese

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Kelly Ortiz
from Findlay, OH

Feeling creative, I made this one night using ingredients I already had on hand. It turned out great and my family loves it! I add the Velveeta for extra cheesiness. :)

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 4-6
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For taco macaroni and cheese

  • 1 box
    macaroni and cheese dinner
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning mix
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 can
    rotel tomatoes and green chiles, drained
  • velveeta cheese, optional

How To Make taco macaroni and cheese

  • 1
    Boil pasta in a medium saucepan as directed on the package. Drain, then return to pan. Add butter, milk, and macaroni cheese seasoning from the box (And/or Velveeta, to desired cheesiness!). Set aside.
  • 2
    While pasta is boiling, brown your beef in a separate skillet over medium-high heat until no longer pink; drain. Return to pan.
  • 3
    Add water and taco seasoning mix to the beef. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Add Rotel tomatoes and chiles, then reduce heat to simmer. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • 4
    In a large serving dish, combine the beef mixture and macaroni and cheese. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

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