Velveeta Taco Mac and Cheese

Why settle for ordinary when you can combine two beloved classics into one irresistible dish? Our Velveeta Taco Mac and Cheese is a culinary mashup that’s sure to delight your taste buds. This dish marries the creamy, cheesy goodness of mac and cheese with the bold and zesty flavors of tacos. It’s a perfect weeknight dinner that’s easy to make and fun to eat. Whether you’re feeding a crowd or just looking for a new family favorite, this recipe is a guaranteed hit. Get ready to dig into a dish that’s as fun to make as it is to eat!


  • 8 oz Velveeta cheese, cubed
  • 2 cups uncooked macaroni
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1/4 cup green onions, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook macaroni according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a skillet, brown the ground beef over medium heat. Drain any excess fat.
  3. Stir in taco seasoning and a small amount of water. Cook for a few minutes until the beef is well coated with seasoning.
  4. In a separate saucepan, melt Velveeta cheese and milk over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the cooked macaroni, cheesy sauce, and taco-seasoned beef. Mix well.
  6. Garnish with shredded cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes, and green onions.
  7. Serve hot, seasoned with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: Approximately 500 kcal per serving
  • Servings: 4

Serving Suggestions

Serve this dish with a side salad or some steamed vegetables to balance out the meal. It’s also great with a dollop of sour cream or a sprinkle of crushed tortilla chips for added texture.


Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave or oven until thoroughly warm.


Q: Can I use a different type of cheese?
A: Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with different cheeses, but keep in mind that Velveeta melts very smoothly.

Q: Can I add vegetables to this dish?
A: Yes, adding bell peppers, corn, or black beans can make this dish even heartier.

Q: Is it possible to make this dish vegetarian?
A: Sure, just omit the ground beef and consider adding more vegetables or a vegetarian protein substitute.

Q: Can I make this ahead of time?
A: Yes, you can prepare this dish ahead and reheat it, though it’s best enjoyed fresh.

Q: Can I freeze this Taco Mac and Cheese?
A: This dish can be frozen, but the texture of the macaroni might change slightly upon thawing. It’s best enjoyed fresh for optimal texture.