Easy and Tasty Mexican Style Macaroni

Weeknights can be tough. I always find it challenging to make good meals that my family will all enjoy that doesn’t require tons of ingredients and time.

Enters my easy and tasty Mexican style macaroni.

{You Need}

  • 1lb ground beef
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 2 1/2 cups of water
  • 1 cup of salsa
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 cup of frozen corn (or canned corned, drained)
  • 1 1/2 cups of macaroni
  • grated tex mex cheese (optional)

{Make It}

  1. Cook ground beef and onion in a large pan. Drain the excess fat.
  2. Add water, salsa and chili powder bring to a boil.
  3. Add macaroni and simmer on medium heat for about 10min until macaroni is cooked.
  4. Add corn for the last 5 minutes of cooking.
  5. Optional: sprinkle shredded cheese on individual bowls.

I absolutely love this meal. I especially like that it’s a one pot meal.

Mexican Style Macaroni

I’d love to know, do you have a favourite macaroni meal?



  1. This looks so good! Now to see if anyone besides me will eat it… insert rolling eyes here. sigh

  2. Thanks finally got around to trying this recipe,it was very good and the boys cleaned their place…so a #1 dish for me

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