Thursday, March 17, 2011

Creamy Ranch Taco Mac (Aimee's)

1 1/4 Lbs ground turkey or beef
8 oz macaroni, or spirals, or rotini
1 onion chopped
1tb minced garlic
1 14 oz can diced tomatoes with mild green chiles
2 TB taco seasoning
2 TB ranch seasoning (from packet)
3 oz cream cheese
1/2 cup sour cream
1 cup cheddar cheese


Cook pasta, drain but reserve 1/2 cup of pasta h2o
In large saute pan, brown meat, add onions and garlic. Add taco and ranch seasonings, salt and pepper to taste. Add diced tomatoes and cook on low-med about 5 minutes. Stir in sour cream and cream cheese. Add pasta and reserved pasta water. Stir and simmer 3 mins or so to thicken sauce and reduce liquid. If desired, top with 1 cup cheddar cheese

Sounds like yummy comfort food that the kids would like!

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