Mac & Cheese

Taco Chili Mac Recipe

Prep Time: 20 min  |  Cook Time: 35 min  |  Servings: 6  |  Calories: 444
Taco Chilli Mac Cheese Hero
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
35 min
Servings
6
Calories
444

A tasty and filling dish chock-full of seasoned ground meat with chopped onions, peppers and robust chili-style stewed tomatoes is sure to please. Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican and zesty taco seasoning make this winning comfort food.

Ingredients
  • 1 lb. ground beef or turkey
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) Mexican or chili-style stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 package (1-1/4 oz.) taco seasoning mix
  • 2 cups (7 oz.) elbow macaroni or small shells, cooked and drained
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican, divided
Directions
  1. Cook ground beef, onion and green pepper in large skillet over medium heat 5 minutes or until beef is no longer pink; pour off drippings. Add tomatoes, water and taco seasoning and simmer 2-3 minutes, or until thick, stirring occasionally. Add 1-1/2 cups of Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican
  2. Toss pasta with meat mixture. Spoon mixture into an 11x7-inch baking dish. Add the remaining 1/2 cup cheese and bake in preheated 375°F oven for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts
6 Servings
Serving Size: (279g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 444
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.4 grams
Saturated Fat 8 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 4.8 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.2 grams
Cholesterol
Sodium
Total Carbohydrates 41 grams
Dietary Fiber 3 grams
Protein 32 grams
Vitamin A 56RE
Vitamin C 30mg 50%
Calcium 358mg 36%
Iron 4mg 22%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.