Total Time
50mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

You may adjust the taco seasoning and all ingredients to taste, add in some dried chili flakes for some heat if desired, I used my Kittencal's Taco Seasoning Mix for this but packaged will do fine ;-)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 lb ground beef
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced garlic (optional)
  • 1 12 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning, mx (or to taste)
  • 34 cup thick & chunky salsa
  • 1 (7 1/4 ounce) packagekraft macaroni and cheese mix
  • salt and black pepper (to taste)
  • 6 -8 hard taco shells
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (or use any amout desired)
  • 1 large tomatoes, finely chopped
  • taco sauce (optional)

Directions

  1. In a large cook the ground beef with onion and garlic until browned; drain fat.
  2. Add in water, taco seasoning, salsa, the cheese package and pasta from the Macaroni and Cheese; mix well and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer for about 25 minutes or until the macaroni is fork-tender.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Spoon the filling/pasta between the taco shells.
  6. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese then chopped tomatoes.
  7. Drizzle with taco sauce if desired.

Reviews

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I made these for dinner last night. I had to add an extra 3/4 cup of water to allow the pasta to cook without burning. These tacos are definitely different. Thanks for posting!

BamaBelle30 November 06, 2007

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