Taco Spaghetti | Mini Van Dreams

Taco Spaghetti

It’s Taco Tuesday today but if you are tired of tacos, then check out our easy Taco Spaghetti for a fun twist.  This recipe combines normal taco flavors with the spaghetti that creates an amazing flavor – no shells required.  If you would like a bit more kick, add some jalapenos and a couple dashes of hot sauce.   Feel free to finish the dish off with a dollop of sour cream or any other taco toppings you like!

Taco Spaghetti | Mini Van Dreams


Taco Spaghetti

A delicious twist on boring old tacos.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time35 minutes


  • 1 lb extra lean ground beef OR ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 package low sodium taco seasoning
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes undrained
  • 1 can diced green chiles undrained
  • 16 ounces spaghetti
  • 1 large can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt or to taste
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper or to taste
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • Taco toppings jalapenos, sour cream, tomatoes, etc., if desired


  • Brown ground beef (or turkey) with onion in medium skillet over medium-high heat, breaking meat apart with spoon.
  • Meanwhile, prepare spaghetti per package directions, omitting salt.
  • Drain any grease from ground beef mixture; add taco seasonings and water as per package instructions.
  • When spaghetti is al dente, drain and return to pot.
  • Combine beef mixture, undrained tomatoes, undrained chiles, crushed tomatoes, garlic salt and pepper together. Stir well.
  • Cook for 5-6 minutes until heated through.
  • Serve topped with shredded cheese.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 669mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg
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