Using up the Leftovers: Taco Mac and Cheese Steaks

If you didn’t like my ‘Manwich‘, hated those Bacon Caramel Brownies and aren’t really down with tossing around your leftovers on a late night to fill your belly, I suggest you just go ahead and skip this post. For the four of  you left reading, get ready to party hard with your inner fat kid.

Some nights I work late and by the time I get home I’m starving. I know eating late isn’t good for you, so you should be more cautious of what you choose, but that all flies out the window at half past nine after a long days of work.

By then I’m far beyond reason, I’m past my point of healthy decision making and I am in full fat kid mode willing to live with the whining that tomorrow brings when I look pack at the carnage and I complain about what I ate the night before. By the time I get home some nights, I’m the kind of hungry that should be followed by running a marathon because you just want to scoop up the cheesiest, heaviest stick to your ribs pasta you can find – and most nights when I work that late, I do just that. Some day my metabolism will change and I will be forced to deal with the consequences, but for now… well, you see how it is…



Now that’s a winning taco.


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  1. says

    There would be some very happy people in my house if I served this. Myself included! This looks so good. Sometimes you just have to give in to your inner fat kid. Great post!

  2. RavieNomNoms says

    Haha this is awesome Kita! You have paired two of my favorites…tacos and mac and cheese. I totally wish I could eat this and get away with it! My metabolism has already caught up with me at 26! So enjoy it while you can deary!

  3. says

    I wish I had never seen this post…because now I’ll have to make it and kick myself later! This looks amazing, I would never have thought to combine all of this.

  4. says

    Wow, this is one of the best uses for leftovers I’ve ever seen! It really is almost ridiculous in a way that makes me crave on immediately. Topping tacos with mac and cheese is genious :)

  5. Tiffany says

    I would have NEVER thought of this…but since you have done this marvelous thing of combining some of the best things, who am I not to indulge! Thanks for your inner fat kid, and thanks for your brilliance! Cant wait to surprise my friends with this one!

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