Taco Mac and Cheese
Author: Nikki
This Taco Mac and Cheese is so easy and is such a delicious meal. It is loaded with spice, beef, pasta and a variety of tasty ingredients. This recipe is so simple to throw together and will become a new regular on the dinner line up.
Ingredients
  • 1 pound box Cellentani pasta, cooked and drained
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1¼ cups diced onion
  • 2½ cups water
  • ½ cup taco seasoning
  • 7 ounce can green chilies, drained
  • 28 ounces diced tomatoes, not drained
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. In a large skillet cook ground beef and onion until done. Drain fat.
  4. Add water, taco seasoning, green chilies, tomatoes, corn, and salt. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to medium low. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Place cooked pasta in baking dish. (I don't always use all of the pasta, it is about 1 cup too much). Pour sauce over the top and stir well.
  6. Sprinkle with cheese and bake for about 20 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Recipe by Chef in Training at https://www.chef-in-training.com/taco-mac-and-cheese/