Tex Mex Macaroni Casserole

Try our new Taco Tuesday favorite: Tex-Mex Macaroni Casserole. Loaded with ground beef, tender macaroni, cheese and authentic McCormick® Taco Seasoning, this south-of-the-border skillet casserole is a mouth-pleaser for everyone at the table. Photo Credit: Sydney Kramer from Crepes of Wrath.

Serves: Makes 8 (1-cup) servings.
10 mins Prep time 20 mins Cook time
10 mins Prep time
20 mins Cook time
  • Brown beef and onion in large skillet on medium-high heat. Drain fat.

  • Stir in Seasoning Mix, water, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce 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.

Cooking tip

Test Kitchen Tips:
• To prepare with fresh tomatoes, substitute 2 cups fresh chopped tomatoes for both the canned diced tomatoes and tomato sauce in the recipe.

• To reduce sodium to 352mg per serving, switch to McCormick® 30% Less Sodium Taco Seasoning Mix or McCormick® 30% Less Sodium Mild Taco Seasoning Mix, no salt added diced tomatoes, and no salt added tomato sauce - a savings of 420mg sodium!

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 323Calories: 323Cholesterol: 50mg
  • Sodium: 772mgProtein: 21g
  • Total Fat: 11gFiber: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 35g