Community Recipe
from [MBHartung]
Taco Bake

Taco Bake

Starting with a box of mac & cheese makes this family friendly recipe both quick and economical.

  • Yield: 6 servings ( Serving Size: 1 cup )


  • 1 14 oz package(s) Macaroni & cheese
  • 1 pound(s) ground beef
  • 1 package(s) Taco seasoning mix
  • 3/4 cup(s) water
  • 3/4 cup(s) sour cream
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup(s) thick and chuncky salsa


Preheat oven to 400.

Prepare dinner as directed on package.

While macaroni is cooking, brown meat, drain.

Add taco seasoning mix and water ot meat, simmer 5 minutes.

Stir sour cream into prepared dinner. Sppon half of the dinner mixter into 8 inch square dish.

Top with layers of the meat mixture, 1 cup of the cheese and remaining dinner mixture. Cover

Bake 15 minutes. Top with salsa and remaining 1/2 cup of cheese.

Bake an additional 5 minutes uncovered.

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