1 lb lean ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
3/4 cup water
1 (1.25-oz) packet taco seasoning
1 can (15-oz) tomato sauce
1 pkg (8-oz) shell macaroni, uncooked
1 can (4-oz) mild chopped green chilies
2 cups mild shredded Cheddar cheese
In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the onion; drain well.
Wipe skillet with a paper towel to absorb any leftover fat. Return meat mixture to skillet and add the water, taco seasoning, and tomato sauce; mix to combine. Simmer mixture for 20 minutes.
Pour mixture into the crock pot/slow cooker and stir in the macaroni and green chilies. Place lid on cooker and cook on low 6 to 8 hours or on high 3 to 4 hours.
During last 30 minutes of cooking time, top with the cheese.
Serves 6 to 8.
Note: This is an old Taste of Home Recipe.