Mac and Cheese Taco Bites

Mac and Cheese Taco Bites

This stovetop mac and cheese comes together quickly and delivers big comfort food flavours that everyone will enjoy.
Total 30 Minutes
Servings 12

Ingredient List

  • 1 pkg (264 g) Old El PasoTM Appetizer Kit (contains mini soft tortilla bowls, taco sauce and taco seasoning)
  • 1 cup (250 mL) mini pasta shells
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) each small broccoli and cauliflower florets
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) cream cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) sour cream
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded marble cheese
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) each finely sliced green onion, red pepper and yellow pepper

Preparation

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, adding broccoli and cauliflower florets in the last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain, reserving 1/3 cup (75 mL) cooking liquid.
  2. Return pasta, broccoli and cauliflower to saucepan set over low heat; stir in garlic and reserved cooking liquid. Stir in cream cheese, sour cream, taco sauce and taco seasoning. Toss until well coated and heated through.
  3. Stir in cheese; cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese melts. Divide among mini tortilla bowls. Garnish with green onion, and red and yellow peppers.

Expert Tips

  • Garnish with snipped fresh chives.
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