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Skillet Taco Mac and Cheese

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 183 kcal
Susanne Susanne Eagan


  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 16 oz box elbow pasta
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 1 10 oz tomatoes and chilies
  • 1 6 oz. tomato paste
  • 1 cup corn frozen or can drained
  • 1 15 oz black beans canned, drained and rinsed
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 1.25 oz taco seasoning
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 cups Mexican blend shredded cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large skillet, cook the ground beef and onion until beef is browned and crumbled.
  2. Drain excess fat
  3. Stir in tomatoes and chili, tomato paste, corn, taco seasoning, chili powder, garlic powder, water, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil stirring occasionally.
  4. Add pasta to skillet and stir to combine. Cover with lid and reduce heat. Simmer for 15 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  5. Garnish with cheese and chopped cilantro if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Skillet Taco Mac and Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 183 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 55mg18%
Sodium 203mg9%
Potassium 297mg8%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 312IU6%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 148mg15%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.