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”. 🙂 In addition to 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 dinner in three easy steps.

Taco Mac and Cheese 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.

One Pot Taco Macaroni and Cheese - Cook the Meat

Taco Mac and Cheese 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

Taco Mac and Cheese 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 to Kissimmee and my nieces and nephews loved it. Try it out and let me know what you think.

One-Pan Taco Mac and Cheese

Have you tried taco macaroni and cheese before?

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