1 pkg (14 oz) mac & cheese
1 lb ground beef
1 pkg taco seasoning
3/4 c water
3/4 c sour cream
1 & 1/2 c shredded cheddar cheese, divided
1 c salsa
1/2 c coarsely crushed tortilla chips or Doritos
Preheat oven to 400F.
Prepare mac & cheese as directed.
While macaroni is cooking, brown meat;
Add taco seasoning mix & water to meat; simmer 5 minutes.
Stir sour cream into prepared mac & cheese.
Spoon half of this mixture into 8" square or 9" round baking dish; top layers with meat mixture, 1 c of the cheese and remaining mac & cheese. Cover.
Bake 15 minutes.
Top with salsa, tortilla chips, & remaining 1/2 c cheese.
Bake, uncovered, and additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.