Nachos are too messy to pass at a tailgate – give guests a little of this to add to their plate of game day snacks as a perfect, mess-free and tasty alternative.
Boil 6 cups water in saucepan. Stir in shell pasta and jalapeños; cook 8-10 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Drain pasta and jalapeños; do not rinse. Return to pan. Add cheese sauce; mix well.
Meanwhile, brown ground beef in skillet; drain. Add taco seasoning mix and water; simmer until most of the water is cooked off. Add meat mixture to cooked pasta with cheese sauce; mix well. Top with tortilla chips.