• Serves 6
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 10 Ingredients


This Mexican macaroni and cheese recipe is a quick and easy pasta dish!

Ingredients (serves 6)

  • 500 grams minced meat
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 tin diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups water or beef stock
  • 1 1/2 cups elbow pasta (macaroni)
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp plain flour
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • pinch salt & pepper to taste


  1. Brown off mince and drain excess fat, add taco seasoning, tin tomatoes, water and pasta. Stir and cook on low until pasta is cooked.
  2. Meanwhile melt butter in saucepan, wisk in flour and cook until fragrant and light brown in colour, wisk in milk and stir until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and stir in cheese and salt and pepper untill melted and smooth.
  3. Pour cheese mixture over pasta mixture and stir gently to combine.

  • I love an easy recipe. Thanks.


  • Great twist on the normal way of Mac & cheese


  • Well that’s a twist on the usual mac and cheese!


  • This looks so yummy! Soul food!


  • I love food with flavour and your mexican dish has it all! Thanks so much!


  • I think this will be great on toast


  • Great alternative to the traditional macaroni and cheese. I can’t wait to see what my kids think of this. Thanks for sharing!


  • a great alternative and will fill hungry tummies!


  • An interesting recipe to try; thanks for sharing!.


  • yummy lunch tomorrow im keen


  • now this is my kind of lunch! yum!


  • This looks amazing too. So much choice on this website. I used to struggle with what to cook every night, now I won’t have to


  • Fantastic – pasta and cheese 2 of my toddlers favourite foods!


  • great twist on an original. Looks delicious


  • this wil be very popular in our home


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