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Taco Macaroni and Cheese Skillet

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“If you like more spice add in 1-2 teaspoons dryed chili flakes when browning the beef. You can use ground chicken or turkey in place of beef.”
READY IN:
55mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large skillet brown the ground beef with onions, garlic and green bell pepper until no longer pink, season with salt and pepper; drain and add in the Parmesan cheese.
  2. Stir in the taco seasoning mix and 3/4 cup water; bring to a boil and cook stirring occasionally (about 7-8 minutes or until most of the liquid has evaporated) remove from heat.
  3. In a large saucepan melt butter over medium-low heat; whisk in flour until smooth, cook whisking constantly for 2 minutes.
  4. Gradually whisk in milk; cook whisking constantly for about 4 minutes or until thickened; remove from heat.
  5. Stir in 1-1/2 cups cheddar cheese, stirring until melted.
  6. Stir in the cooked pasta and beef mixture; mix to combine and cook just until heated through (about 3 minutes).
  7. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheddar cheese and serve.
  8. Serve immediately with desired toppings.
  9. Delicious!

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