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Nacho Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Creamy and comforting, this family-friendly meal from our Test Kitchen is a great way to ease into the week. And since most of the ingredients are mixed in one dish, cleanup is a breeze! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked gemelli or spiral pasta
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 cups chopped sweet red peppers
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2-1/4 cups 2% milk
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 cup coarsely crushed tortilla chips

Directions

  • Cook gemelli according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven, cook beef and red peppers over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  • Stir in the butter, flour, taco seasoning and pepper until blended. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Stir in cheese and corn until cheese is melted.
  • Drain gemelli; add to beef mixture and stir to coat. Sprinkle with tortilla chips.

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