One Pot Taco Spaghetti Recipe

One Pot Taco Spaghetti is the perfect recipe for pasta lovers who are looking for a different flavor profile to serve their families. With just a few fresh ingredients, you can have yourself a festive and hearty dinner without all the mess.

one pot taco spaghetti

How do you make one pot taco spaghetti? Combine ground beef, taco seasoning, rotel tomatoes, uncooked spaghetti, and an onion and serve while topped with shredded cheese and cilantro.

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One Pot Taco Spaghetti Recipe

If you are looking for other pasta dish ideas, consider my Trader Joe’s Spinach And Artichoke Pasta Recipe From TikTok, Alfredo Pasta Recipe, Easy Pizza Casserole Recipe, Ham And Pea Pasta Recipe or Wonton Lasagna Cups Recipe.

But if you are craving an easy one-dish pasta idea that has all the spices you love from Taco Tuesday – this one is for you!

 Ingredients: 

  • 1lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 1 can, 10 oz, rotel tomatoes
  • 8 ounces spaghetti noodles, uncooked
  • 3 cups water
  • 8 ounces, shredded cheese
  • chopped fresh cilantro, optional for serving
  • sour cream, optional for serving
spaghetti casserole

Directions: 

Add ground beef and onion to a stockpot and heat over medium-high heat until no longer pink, drain the grease. Add taco seasoning, tomatoes, pasta, and water.

uncooked pasta

Heat on medium-high heat, and boil for 10-15 minutes until pasta is cooked. Stir in half of the cheese until melted. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top and cover for 5 minutes and cheese will melt. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro and serve.  This dish serves 6-8

Tips For Making This Taco Spaghetti Skillet Dish

Don’t you just love dump and go dinner ideas? Comfort food always tastes best when there is little clean up waiting for you at the end! Here are a few more tips to help you make the most out of this substitute spaghetti casserole idea.

one pot dinner ideas
  • If you want to spice up this dish, consider adding a little heat by swapping in hot taco seasoning and hot rotel tomatoes.
  • Want to have a little fun? Make sure you have taco shells on the dinner table and let your kids make spaghetti tacos!
  • If you don’t like the taste of cilantro, you can always swap in some parsley. No one is going to mind.
  • Some people like to add cheddar cheese to this rotel spaghetti with ground beef dish. That is up to you!
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One Pot Taco Spaghetti  Recipe

One Pot Taco Spaghetti Recipe

Yield: 8
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

One Pot Taco Spaghetti is the perfect recipe for pasta lovers who are looking for a different flavor profile to serve their families. WIth just a few fresh ingredients, you can have yourself a festive and hearty dinner without all the mess.

Ingredients

  • 1lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 1 can, 10 oz, rotel tomatoes
  • 8 ounces spaghetti noodles, uncooked
  • 3 cups water
  • 8 ounces, shredded cheese
  • chopped fresh cilantro, optional for serving
  • sour cream, optional for serving

Instructions

  1. Add ground beef and onion to a stockpot and heat over medium-high heat until no longer pink, drain the grease. Add taco seasoning, tomatoes, pasta, and water.

  2. Heat on medium-high heat, and boil for 10-15 minutes until pasta is cooked. Stir in half of the cheese until melted. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top and cover for 5 minutes and cheese will melt. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro and serve. 

Notes

This dish serves 6-8.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 328Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 79mgSodium: 436mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 24g

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