Cheesy Macaroni Taco Bake

What’ll it be tonight: cheesy macaroni or a taco bake? Choose both! This dish starts with packaged mac and cheese, making it a cinch to prepare.

Preparation time

  • Prep Time 20min.
  • Total Time 40min.
  • Servings 6 servings


  • 1 pkg. (7-1/4 oz.) KRAFT Macaroni Cheese Dinner
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 pkg. (1 oz.) TACO BELL® Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 cups KRAFT Mexican Style Shredded Four Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA, divided
  • 3/4 cup TACO BELL® Thick Chunky Salsa


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Prepare Dinner as directed on package. Meanwhile, cook meat with taco seasoning mix as directed on package.
  3. Add egg and 1 cup shredded cheese to prepared Dinner, mix well. Spoon into 8-inch square baking dish sprayed with cooking spray, cover with meat mixture, salsa and remaining shredded cheese.
  4. Bake 20 min. or until heated through.