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Get ready for a fun party with these Mac and Cheese Tacos! They’re the perfect vegetarian finger food to make for a party…

The soft mac and cheese is balanced with crisp tacos and garnished with tomato and jalapeño. They’re an amazing party appetizer that’s only 50 calories each.

Try them once and they’ll become your fave appetizer!

If you’re in a hurry, you can use store-bought mac and cheese and just assemble.

Watch How to Make Mac and Cheese Tacos:

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Mac and Cheese Tacos (with Video)

Mac and Cheese Tacos are mini bite size tacos stuffed full of mac and cheese with your favorite garnishes on top. Perfect for a party!
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 6 mins
Total Time: 26 mins
Servings: 20 servings


Mac and Cheese

  • 1/2 cup elbow pasta, 4oz
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Tortilla Tacos

  • 5-6 pieces flour tortillas, 6-8 inch size
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup black beans
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 2 medium jalapeño peppers, sliced
  • fresh cilantro, optional garnish


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Set aside a 12-cup muffin pan.
  • Cut 4-5 circles from each tortilla using a circular cookie cutter until you have 20-25 total.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, add olive oil, Italian seasoning and garlic powder, and mix well.
  • Place the circular tortilla pieces into the mix. Toss until coated.
  • Flip the muffin tin upside down. Place the tortilla pieces in between muffin cups according to the video. Bake 6 minutes.
  • Cook pasta according to the package. Pour in the milk and garlic powder. Stir in cheese and microwave for 30 seconds or until creamy.
  • Remove tacos from oven and spoon mac and cheese into them.
  • Top with black beans, bell pepper, jalapeno and garnish with cilantro. Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Mac and Cheese Tacos (with Video)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 47 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 58mg2%
Potassium 35mg1%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 25IU1%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Author: Cindy
Course: Appetizer
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