A taco flavoured Mac N Cheese bake! Made with a saucy beef and bean filling, tossed through macaroni and baked to golden bubbly cheesy perfection!
Author: Nagi@RecipeTin Eats
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Tex Mex
Serves: 5
2 tbsp olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 onion, finely chopped
1 lb ground beef
1 packet Taco seasoning powder
1 can black beans, drained
28 oz can crushed tomato
2 1/2 cups grated Monterey Jack cheese
12 oz / 340g dried elbow macaroni pasta, cooked and drained
Chopped cilantro or parsley, to serve

Preheat oven to 350F.
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add garlic and onion, cook for 3 minutes.
Add beef and cook, breaking it up as you go, until browned. Add taco seasoning and mix in.
Add black beans and crushed tomato. Mix and simmer for 3 minutes.
Place cooked pasta in baking dish, pour over beef filling and 1/2 the cheese. Toss, then top with remaining cheese. Bake for 20 – 25 minutes or until cheese is golden and bubbly.
Serve, garnished with cilantro if using.
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