Taco Mac Casserole

This recipe is a classic and so simple to make. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese, ground beef, macaroni
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 467 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 10 oz Macaroni noodles
  • 1 pound Ground beef
  • 1/4 cup Diced onion
  • 1 tablespoon Minced garlic
  • 1 cup Salsa
  • 1 oz Taco seasoning
  • 8 oz Cream cheese
  • 1 cup Shredded taco blend cheese


  1. Preheat oven for 375 degrees F. Prepare a casserole dish with non stick cooking spray and set aside. 

  2. Start by cooking your macaroni according to the box directions. Strain, return to pot, and set aside.

  3. Cook and crumble ground beef. Drain fat and add onions and garlic. Cook until onions until translucent. Add taco seasoning and salsa and mix well. 

  4. Add ground beef mix to noodles and place back on low heat. Add cream cheese and 1/2 cup shredded cheese and mix until melted and well combined. Add this to your casserole dish.

  5. Add remaining 1/2 cup cheese to the top of the casserole and bake for 15-20 minutes. Serve warm and enjoy.

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Recipe Notes

*Recipe updated on 2/23/2018

*pictures updated February 2018

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Nutrition Facts
Taco Mac Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 467
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.