How to Make One-Pan Taco Macaroni and Cheese Dinner

One Pan Taco Macaroni and Cheese

I probably have a million recipes on Pinterest, but I have never made a “One-Pan” meal. With Cinco de Mayo around the corner, I decided to make a One-Pan Taco Mac and Cheese. It just so happens today is also “Taco Tuesday”. ­čÖé In addition for it being tasty, it was very easy to make. Here’s a step by step rundown of how to make a one-pan taco macaroni and cheese┬ádinner in three easy steps.

Step 1

Cook ground turkey (or ground meat of your choice) and season with black pepper, minced garlic and add bell peppers to the mix.

Taco Macaroni and Cheese - Meat

Step 2

After all of the meat is fully cooked with the peppers, stir in black beans, corn, diced tomatoes and taco seasoning.

Taco Macaroni and Cheese - added ingredients

Taco Macaroni and Cheese - mixed ingredients

Step 3

Add in the macaroni pasta, water (or meat stock) and cook until the noodles are tender.

Taco Macaroni and Cheese - add pasta

I received a lot of compliments when making it and it was very filling. I even cooked it during our family trip in Kissimmee. Try it out and let me know what you think.

One-Pan Taco Mac and Cheese

Have you tried taco macaroni and cheese before?

2 thoughts on “How to Make One-Pan Taco Macaroni and Cheese Dinner

  1. Lisa Lewis, MD

    This looks delicious and healthy!


  2. Hil

    I love Taco’s why not combine them with mac & cheese!

    Thanks for visiting #EverythingKids this week and linking up.


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.