Taco Mac

Taco Mac

Try this new way to combine the flavors of tacos in an easy pasta dish.

20 min. prep time
8 servings
000 Ratings


12 ounces (4 cups) uncooked dried rotini pasta
1 pound lean ground beef
1 (1- to 1.25-ounce) package taco seasoning mix
Water, according to package directions
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 pound sliced Land O Lakes® Deli American, cut into quarters
1 cup corn chips, crushed
2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 cup sour cream


Heat oven to 350°F. Cook pasta according to package directions until still slightly firm. Drain. 

Cook ground beef in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat until browned; drain fat. Add taco seasoning and water according to package directions; cook according to package directions.

Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan until sizzling; stir in flour. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 1 minute or until smooth and bubbly. Add half & half; reduce heat to medium-low. Add cheese; cook, stirring occasionally, 3-4 minutes or until sauce is thickened. 

Stir in cooked pasta and ground beef mixture. Spoon into ungreased 3-quart casserole. 

Sprinkle crushed corn chips over macaroni and cheese. Bake 20-25 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and turning brown on edges. 

Serve with lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 760

Fat: 47g

Cholesterol: 140mg

Sodium: 1230mg

Carbohydrates: 52g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 31g

Recipe #15349©2011Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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