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Taco Tuesday: 10 Mac and cheese tacos that redefine comfort food

Justina Huddleston is an editor and the head writer for TDmonthly Magazine. She has been a freelance writer for several years, though her real passion is cooking. You can see the recipes she creates on her vegan food blog, A Life of Litt...

Mac and cheese tacos are the best way to transition into cozy fall comfort food

Sometimes being an adult stinks, but there are definitely some perks. These tacos prove that the best part of being an adult is eating creamy macaroni and cheese on whatever you want.

And what better way to transition from summer to fall than with tacos stuffed full of cozy comfort food?

1. Mac and cheese pork tacos

Mac and cheese tacos are the best way to transition into cozy fall comfort food
Image: For the Love of Dessert

Crispy corn taco shells are the perfect textural contrast to creamy mac and cheese in these pork tacos.

2. Velveeta mac and cheese tacos

Mac and cheese tacos are the best way to transition into cozy fall comfort food
Image: The Kitchen Life of a Navy Wife

Velveeta makes the mac and cheese in these beef tacos extra creamy.

More: Taco Tuesday: 10 Chicken tacos that are anything but boring

3. Double-decker mac and cheese-stuffed bacon weave taco

Mac and cheese tacos are the best way to transition into cozy fall comfort food
Image: Dude Foods

This bacon weave taco shell is the most culinarily extreme way to enjoy your mac and cheese taco.

4. Homestyle mac and cheese tacos

Mac and cheese tacos are the best way to transition into cozy fall comfort food
Image: Blog Chef

The creamy mac and cheese in this recipe is made totally from scratch, giving the tacos a homey taste.

5. Taco mac and cheese steaks

Mac and cheese tacos are the best way to transition into cozy fall comfort food
Image: Pass the Sushi

This ingenius recipe uses leftover mac and cheese and Steak-umms for the heartiest tacos ever.

6. Sloppy Joe mac and cheese tacos

Mac and cheese tacos are the best way to transition into cozy fall comfort food
Image: CentsLess Deals

Contain the sloppiness of your Joes in a hard taco shell... and then top it with mac and cheese, because you can.

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7. Colorful mac and cheese tacos

It's Taco Tuesday. Who's in for a little lunch time brewski? #MacNCheeseTacos #pacifico

A photo posted by The Mac N Cheese Girl (@themacncheesegirl) on

Take a cue from this Instagram picture, and top your soft-shelled mac and cheese tacos with Cotija cheese, sour cream, cilantro and hot sauce.

8. Vegan mac and cheese taco with seitan bacon

Mac and cheese tacos are the best way to transition into cozy fall comfort food
Image: Taco Cleanse

Pair your favorite vegan mac and cheese with seitan bacon, then wrap it all up in a soft tortilla shell.

9. Simple mac and cheese tacos

This is totally happening! #waynotpaleo #macandcheesetacos

A photo posted by Jessica (@rocking_the_homestead) on

Follow this Instagrammer's lead, and top your taco with some cheesy casarecce pasta for the simplest midnight snack.

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10. Mac and cheese carnitas tacos

Mac and cheese tacos are the best way to transition into cozy fall comfort food
Image: The Food Bitch Blog

Spiced, slow-cooked pork is perfect when topped with mac and cheese, like in this recipe.

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