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Easy Cheesy Taco Bake

Easy Cheesy Taco Pasta Bake

Recipe By Gluten Free Journey
This Easy Cheesy Taco Bake is a pasta dish that tastes just like a taco, without all the mess! It can easily be made ahead of time and freezes great for those busy weeknight dinners.

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 15- oz can tomato sauce
  • 1-1/4 oz. package taco seasoning mix
  • 3 cups gluten free elbow macaroni cooked
  • 8- oz. container sour cream
  • 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Garnish: chopped green onions


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease a 13"x9" baking dish.
  • Brown beef in a skillet over medium heat; drain.
  • Stir in tomato sauce and seasoning mix.
  • Bring to a boil and remove from heat.
  • Combine cooked macaroni, sour cream and 1/2 cup cheddar cheese in a large bowl.
  • Add the beef mixture to the macaroni mixture and stir to combine.
  • Spoon macaroni mixture into the prepared pan and sprinkle with remaining 1 cup of cheddar cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake, uncovered at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.
  • Sprinkle with chopped green onions for garnish.

Freezing Instructions:

  • Prepare recipe according to directions up until baking.
  • Freeze at this point.
  • To eat after freezing: thaw in the refrigerator overnight and bake covered in the oven for 25-35 minutes or until hot.