- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 onion diced
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 green pepper diced
- 1 package Taco Seasoning mix
- 2 1/2 cups water divided
- 1 cup salsa
- 1 8 oz can tomato sauce or 1 cup
- 1 1/4 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese divided
Brown beef, onion and garlic until no pink remains, about 5-6 minutes. Drain any fat.
Add McCormick® Taco Seasoning Mix, green pepper, 2 cups of the water, salsa, tomato sauce and macaroni.
Cover and simmer over medium-low heat stirring occasionally 20 minutes or just until pasta is tender adding remaining water as needed.
Remove from heat and stir in 1 cup cheddar cheese.
Garnish as desired with tomatoes, jalapenos, sour cream and green onion.