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Mac and Cheese Taco Shells

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 Time20 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time26 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mac and cheese taco shells
Servings: 20 servings
Calories: 47kcal
Author: Cindy


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!



Calories: 47kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 58mg | Potassium: 35mg | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 0.2mg