Taco Mac and Cheese

If you want to give this dish a crunchy kick, add a half cup of crushed tortilla or taco flavored chips on top.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 package (1 oz.) taco seasoning
  • 1 can (10 oz.) Rotel Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies, undrained
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ lb. elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
  • 8 oz. shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and spray a 2-1/2-quart casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a medium skillet over medium heat add the ground beef and cook until thoroughly browned and crumbled, about 10 minutes. Add the taco seasoning and mix to combine, then add the Rotel and stir to combine. Cook until the liquid has thickened, about 5 minutes. Remove the meat from the heat.
  • In a medium bowl combine the evaporated milk and egg until well mixed. Pour the egg and milk mixture into the beef, stirring constantly. Add the cooked pasta and ¾ of the cheese and turn to coat.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish and top with the remaining cheese. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the dish is bubbling around the edges and the cheese is melted. Cool 5 minutes before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 package (1 oz.) taco seasoning
  • 1 can (10 oz.) Rotel Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies, undrained
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ lb. elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
  • 8 oz. shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and spray a 2-1/2-quart casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a medium skillet over medium heat add the ground beef and cook until thoroughly browned and crumbled, about 10 minutes. Add the taco seasoning and mix to combine, then add the Rotel and stir to combine. Cook until the liquid has thickened, about 5 minutes. Remove the meat from the heat.
  • In a medium bowl combine the evaporated milk and egg until well mixed. Pour the egg and milk mixture into the beef, stirring constantly. Add the cooked pasta and ¾ of the cheese and turn to coat.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish and top with the remaining cheese. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the dish is bubbling around the edges and the cheese is melted. Cool 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories400
Total Fat22g
Saturated Fat11g
Cholesterol100mg
Sodium660mg
Total Carbohydrate28g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars6g
Protein24g