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Taco Macaroni Skillet Recipe

  • This creamy beef and noodle dish is perked up with green chiles, taco seasoning and tomatoes.


  • 12 oz extra-lean ground beef
  • 2 cup water
  • 1 can diced tomatoes in juice, undrained
  • 1 can Mild Diced Green Chiles
  • 1 package Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 1/2 cup dried elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk


  1. Cook beef in a large skillet, stirring frequently, until brown; drain.
  2. Stir in water, tomatoes with juice, chiles and seasoning mix. Cook until mixture comes to a boil.
  3. Add pasta; return to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to low; cover. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 14 to 16 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  5. Stir in evaporated milk.
  6. Remove from heat; stir in 1/4 cup cheese.
  7. Sprinkle remaining cheese over top. Cover; let stand for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.