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simple taco spaghetti

Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

This is a very easy recipe, made in one large pot, that serves 4. I make this with ground turkey, but can be made with lean ground beef or even Italian sausage. My family and friends love this recipe and I make it often using different meat combinations.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For simple taco spaghetti

  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 1 lb
    ground turkey or other meat
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 c
    diced onion
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 2 - 3 Tbsp
    taco seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 c
    beef broth
  • 1 can
    diced tomatoes(14 oz)
  • 1 can
    black beans, drained and rinsed (15.25 oz), optional
  • 8 oz
    spaghetti, broken in 1/2
  • 1 c
    shredded colby-Monterey jack cheese
  • sour cream
  • chopped lettuce
  • sliced black olives

How To Make simple taco spaghetti

  • 1
    In a large pot heat oil over medium heat. Add turkey or other meat and cook 6 minutes until no longer pink, stirring frequently to break it up. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • 2
    Add onion, garlic, taco seasoning, Worcestershire sauce and beef broth. Add in tomatoes, undrained, and black beans, if using. Bring to a boil, add uncooked pasta. Reduce heat to simmering and cook uncovered 20 minutes, stirring frequently, until pasta is tender. Top with cheese.
  • 3
    When serving, add some sour cream, chopped lettuce and black olives, on top, if desired.