Taco Bake

Taco Bake

Ready in 40 minutes
11 review(s) averaging 4.8. 91% would make again

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This is a really simple one dish meal that my boyfriend just absolutely loves!

"Was awesome!! Whole family loved it!! I added diced tomatoes on top of the beef layer. Will definitely make again!!"


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8 8-inch square baking dish
1 pkg Mac n Cheese; (velveeta is what I use)
1 lb Ground Beef
1 pack Taco Seasoning
3/4 cup of Water
3/4 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese or Mexican Cheese Blend; divided
3/4 cup Sour Cream
1 cup Salsa
1 Optional
3/4 cup of tortilla chips; crushed

Original recipe makes 6

Original recipe makes 6 Servings


You've adjusted the recipe from 6 (as originally posted) to 6 Servings. The ingredients above reflect 6 Servings, but the instructions reflect the as-posted 6. You may need to adjust the times, temperatures or quantities mentioned in the recipe below as needed.

Preheat oven to 400F. Cook mac n cheese as box says. While that''s cooking, brown meat; drain if needed. Add taco seasoning and water to meat; simmer 5 minutes or so.

Stir sour cream into mac n cheese. Spray 8 inch square baking dish with non stick cooking spray. Spoon half of the mixture into dish, top with the meat, half of the shredded cheese and then the rest of the mac n cheese mix. Cover with foil and bake for 15 minutes.

Remove from oven after 15 minutes and top with the salsa and rest of shredded cheese, and crushed tortilla chips(optional) and bake for another 5 minutes.


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My husband loved it,easy to make and easy clean up.
cgranchos 1 year ago

Everyone loved it.
mrgsk 2 years ago

Everyone loved it, from the in laws to my picky 4 year old. Yum!
rmcgregor16 2 years ago

MelanieRRT 2 years ago

Was awesome!! Whole family loved it!! I added diced tomatoes on top of the beef layer. Will definitely make again!!
jennybrown 2 years ago

This was so easy to make and delicious!! Way to go!!
courtneychock 2 years ago

Delicious! My fiance fell in love! Haha! :D
jordanpaigerushton 2 years ago

ryeanmiles 3 years ago

This was delicious! Everyone loved it!! I will be making it again!
Becca_exclaims 4 years ago

Thanks! It was very filling, cheap, and even the picky eaters enjoyed it!
Khanson1 4 years ago

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