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  • Writer's pictureJenn Clayton

Taco Spaghetti

Updated: May 1, 2023

A one pot, easy meal FULL of allll the taco flavor!! In pasta form! Yes please!

A perfect easy weeknight or weekend Dinner and is family friendly!!

Full recipe in video below


  • 1 pound 96% lean ground beef

  • ½ cup onion (diced)

  • 1 1 oz package taco seasoning

  • 10 ounce can diced tomatoes and chilies

  • 8 ounces spaghetti noodles

  • 3 cups water

  • 4 ounces 1/3 less fat cream cheese (softened, cut into cubes)

  • ½ cup light Mexican blend cheese (shredded)

  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro (chopped)

  • Heat a large dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add ground beef, onions, and taco seasoning. Cook for 3-5 minutes, until the beef is browned.

  • Stir in diced tomatoes and chiles. Add spaghetti and water. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 12 minutes, or until pasta is nearly cooked through.

  • Stir in cubed cream cheese, cover, and simmer for 2 minutes until melted.

  • Remove the pot from the heat and mix in the shredded cheese until melted.

  • Serve immediately, garnished with additional shredded cheese and fresh cilantro, if desired.

6 Servings:

300 Calories

10g Fat

27g Carbs

24g Protein

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