Vegetarian Baked Taco Casserole

Recipe by Kozmic Blues
READY IN: 45mins


  • 1
    (14 ounce) package macaroni and cheese mix (family size)
  • 12
    cup milk
  • 12
    cup butter (not spread or tub product) or 1/2 cup margarine (not spread or tub product)
  • 1
    (12 ounce) box soy crumbles (Boca or Morningstar)
  • 1
    (1 1/4 ounce) package taco seasoning
  • 34
    cup water
  • 1 12
    cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1
    cup medium salsa


  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • Prepare macaroni and cheese according to package directions. (I use skim milk).
  • Add the soy crumbles to a medium skillet sprayed with non stick spray.
  • Over medium heat sauté for 2-3 minutes until thawed and brown.
  • Add water and taco seasoning, lower heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add the low fat sour cream to the prepared macaroni and cheese.
  • Spoon half of the noodles into a baking dish.
  • Add the seasoned soy crumble mixture and 1 cup of the shredded cheese.
  • Top casserole with the remaining noodles.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Uncover, and top with salsa and remaining cheese.
  • Bake uncovered for another 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.