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Taco Macaroni Skillet

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

Taco Macaroni Skillet

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

Ingredients

  • 12 oz. extra-lean ground beef
  • 2 c. water
  • 1 can diced tomatoes in juice, undrained
  • 1 can Mild Diced Green Chiles
  • 1 pkg. Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 ½ c. dried elbow macaroni
  • 1 c. shredded cheddar cheese, divided

Directions

  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.