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Taco Mac Casserole

This Taco Mac Casserole is a total family favorite dinner! Taco beef, a box of macaroni and cheese, salsa, and cheddar - this is one recipe you're going to make again and again!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 506kcal


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 7.25 oz box macaroni and cheese like the kind in the blue box
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup salsa


  • Brown ground beef in skillet, drain grease. Add taco seasoning and water and simmer until most liquid is absorbed.
  • Meanwhile, prepare macaroni and cheese according to box directions using the butter, milk, and cheese packet. Stir in sour cream to the macaroni and cheese.
  • Spread half of the macaroni and cheese on the bottom of a 2 quart baking dish. Top with meat and sprinkle 1/2 cup shredded cheese. Add second half of macaroni and cheese.
  • Cover and bake at 400 for 15 minutes.
  • Remove foil and spread salsa over top. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup shredded cheese over salsa. Bake an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.



Calories: 506kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 1291mg | Potassium: 449mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1280IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 244mg | Iron: 2.9mg