16 Reviews

Good, quick recipe. Had to add some diced tomatoes as only had 10 oz. Rotel. Found it a tad spicy, Could have been the brand of taco seasoning I used? NOTE: This makes a LOT. We are pretty big eaters. I would still say this makes 8 VERY generous-sized servings. A good thing for larger families but there are just 2 of us. I try to make recipes with 4-6 servings so we can eat that night and there are 2 leftover containers for work breaks. I have 5 leftover containers of this and they are packed FULL. Thanks for the recipe.

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catmaniacs October 08, 2013

This was very easy to make. Great for a weeknight meal.

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scrappinspud November 30, 2012

This turned out great and everyone really liked it. I used regular diced tomatoes (no chiles) and Amazing Taco Seasoning in place of the taco seasoning. I would say that it makes 8 large servings, not 4. A great dish that we will definitely be making again. Thx so much Mama Jennie!

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mums the word November 13, 2012

I really liked this and it was so fast to make! I halved the recipe and it made 4 servings, so I would think that the full recipe feeds more like 7-8 (which makes the nutrition info a little better). I made as is using "Taco Seasoning Mix" for the taco seasoning and added a little beef bouillon with the water as well as using fat free evaporated milk. I will make this again since it makes such a quick meal! Thanks so much for posting!

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StacyMD187373 May 20, 2010

Very good for a weeknight goulash, perfect as a family meal. What else can be said? Good homestyle cooking. Made by a Saucy Senorita for ZWT5.

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Sue Lau June 02, 2009

Made this tonight for ZWT5 - (Cooks with Dirty Faces Team). Wow - got to love such an easy recipe!! Family loved it, and it really does make a big pan full. I almost forgot about the evaporated milk - it certainly adds a nice touch, but if you didn't happen to have any on hand, I think it would still be great. I made a vegan version at the same time, just used crumbled firm tofu, vegan cheese and left out the milk. Great!

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magpie diner May 25, 2009

Simple, flavorful one-pan meal! We really enjoyed it - it was kind of like a jazzed-up Hamburger Helper. I liked that it cooked like Hamburger Helper (add in the macaroni, cover, simmer and viola! lunch is served!). I sauted the onions and garlic in a bit of extra virgin olive oil, but other than that, I followed the directions exactly. I used Taco Seasoning Packet for the Frugal Home-Maker #256141 for my taco seasoning (it was really good - I did add some salt to the seasoning as I used a salt-free chili powder). Also, I used Gluten-Free Quinoa elbow macaroni (dietary restrictions). The evaporated milk & cheese (I used medium cheddar) made a creamy sauce, and the rotel's added just the right amount of spice! Made for the Groovy GastroGnomes, ZWT5.

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NELady May 12, 2009

Great recipe! My whole family ate it which almost never happens. I used 1 lb of bulk hot sausage instead of the ground beef. I will definitely make this again soon!

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CarrieB. December 11, 2008

Great Easy recipe. I made this for dinner on a night I was in a hurry to throw something together. It came out great, the only change I made was to add 2 handfulls of frozen white corn to the pot while it was cooking. Served with a tossed salad & mexican cornbread & it was an easy & great weeknight meal. Will be making again. Thanks for posting.

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cajunhippiegirl January 30, 2008

This is so good, everyone enjoyed it. My 2yr old is the only one who wouldn't touch it, but that doesn't mean anything he is the worst eater ever. I paired this with home-canned pinto's and cheese. I can't wait to have the leftovers for lunch today. Thanks Jennie for a real keeper!

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children from A to Z January 23, 2008
Taco Macaroni Skillet