Dinner is as easy as a one-pot fiesta with this Macaroni Tex Mex Casserole Recipe your whole family will love.
Macaroni Tex Mex Casserole Recipe
School is back in session and so are hectic weeknights with little time to cook dinner.
Instead of reaching for ready-made meals or takeout, make a kid-friendly, south-of-the-border casserole.
All of the ingredients – from the whole grain elbow macaroni to the ground beef – are cooked in one skillet, meaning minimal cleanup and maximum quality time spent reconnecting around the dinner table.
“This simple three-step recipe is perfect for busy weeknights because it’s quick, family-friendly and just as good re-heated for leftovers,” said McCormick Executive Chef Kevan Vetter.
“You don’t need a second pot to cook the pasta; it’s cooked in the skillet along with the ground beef, fresh tomatoes and corn.
Season with organic taco seasoning and sprinkle with cheddar cheese and you’re sure to have a meal the kids will beg to add to the dinner rotation.”
For more one-dish meals for the back-to-school season, visit McCormick.com.
Macaroni Tex Mex Casserole Ingredients:
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 package McCormick Organics Taco Seasoning Mix
- 2 cups water
- 2 cups fresh chopped tomatoes
- 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
- 2 cups uncooked whole grain elbow macaroni
- 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
Brown beef and onion in large skillet on medium-high heat. Drain fat.
Stir in seasoning mix, water, chopped tomatoes and corn.
Bring to boil. Add pasta.
Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Sprinkle with cheese, cover. Let stand 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
This Macaroni Tex Mex Casserole Recipe makes 8 1-cup servings.
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