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Taco Macaroni Casserole

Taco Macaroni Casserole is comfort food at it's finest. Ground beef, macaroni & taco flavors all come together in this delicious casserole everyone loves.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Author Gina Kleinworth


  • 2 pound ground beef
  • 16 ounces macaroni noodles
  • 2 tbsp minced onions
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 2 pkts taco seasoning
  • 1- 8 oz pkg cream cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup water
  • Salt and pepper
  • Shredded Cheese for topping


  • Bring a large pot of water to boil.
  • Cook pasta according to the package directions. Drain, set aside.
  • In a large skillet, brown ground beef, garlic and onions over medium heat until thoroughly cooked.
  • Mix in the salsa and taco seasoning and let simmer over medium about 5 minutes.
  • Add in the cooked pasta, cream cheese, sour cream and water, and continue stirring until the cream cheese and sauce is well blended throughout.
  • Transfer to casserole dish & top with shredded cheese.
  • Bake about 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees or until cheese is bubbling
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.