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Taco Spaghetti

This tasty taco spaghetti is an easy and kid-friendly dinner recipe that’s made with ground beef, spaghetti, taco seasoning and lashings of gooey, melted cheese.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword Taco Spaghetti Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 479kcal


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/4 cup yellow onions
  • 1/4 cup taco seasoning 1 packet
  • 10 oz can rotel tomatoes
  • 8 oz spaghetti noodles uncooked
  • 3 cup water
  • 4 oz cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped


  • Heat olive oil in a 12 inch skillet over medium heat. 
  • Brown ground beef and onion in skillet until meat is no longer pink and onions are soft and translucent.
  • Add taco seasoning, Rotel tomatoes (including juice), spaghetti noodles, and water.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat. Once water comes to a boil reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Sprinkle half of the cheese into the pan and stir to distribute the cooked spaghetti and cheese throughout the pan.
  • Top with remaining cheese and cilantro. Serve.


Calories: 479kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 977mg | Potassium: 412mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1259IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 176mg | Iron: 3mg