Taco Bake Recipe

Taco Bake

This has quickly become a staple in our home.  It is easy and the boys love it.  The combination of Tacos and Macaroni and Cheese is perfect for any child’s palate!

Taco Bake Recipe
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Tacos and Mac & Cheese combine to make this a perfectly kid friendly and mom approved recipe!
Recipe type: Main
  • 1 pkg (14 oz) Kraft Deluxe Macaroni & Cheese Dinner
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 pkg Taco seasoning mix
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar
  • ½ cup shredded Mexican cheese mix
  • 1 cup Thick N Chunky Salsa
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Prepare mac & cheese as directed on package. Brown beaf and drain while mac & cheese is cooking. Add taco seasoning to meat and simmer 5 minutes.
  2. Stir sour cream into prepared Dinner. Spoon half of the Dinner mixture into 8 inch square baking dish; top with layers of meat mixture, cheddar cheese and remaining Dinner.
  3. Bake 15 minutes. Top with salsa and Mexican Cheese. Bake, uncovered, an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

I got this recipe from a Kraft Foods recipe and changed it just a hair for my family… we like more cheese than they called for and we love the 5-cheese mexi mix.

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  1. janice pollard says

    This sounds so good,and like something the kids would try. They love Taco’s and maccaronni so I think I may just try this tonight.