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Easy Cheesy Taco Pasta Bake | Gluten Free Dinner Recipes

This Easy Cheesy Taco Bake is a gluten free casserole dish that tastes just like a taco, with pasta! Make ahead of time and freeze for those busy week.
Easy Cheesy Taco Bake

Easy Cheesy Taco Pasta Bake

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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.

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Dinner
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 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (divided)
  • 1/4 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.

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