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Fiesta Spaghetti Tacos

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  9 reviews
  • 25 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 5 servings
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Kids will race home from a long day at school when they know they're having spaghetti tacos for dinner!

5
oz uncooked spaghetti, broken in half
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ 40% less-sodium taco seasoning mix
1/2
cup water
1 1/4
cups tomato pasta sauce (any variety)
1
box (4.7 oz) Old El Paso™ Stand ‘N Stuff® taco shells (10 shells)
1
medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup), if desired
2
tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

Steps

  • 1 Cook spaghetti as directed on package; drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix and water. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 3 to 4 minutes or until thickened. Stir in pasta sauce; cook over medium heat until hot. Stir in cooked spaghetti.
  • 3 Meanwhile, heat taco shells as directed on box. Spoon about 1/2 cup spaghetti mixture into each taco shell; top with tomato and Parmesan cheese.
  • 1 Cook spaghetti as directed on package; drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix and water. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 3 to 4 minutes or until thickened. Stir in pasta sauce; cook over medium heat until hot. Stir in cooked spaghetti.
  • 3 Meanwhile, heat taco shells as directed on box. Spoon about 1/2 cup spaghetti mixture into each taco shell; top with tomato and Parmesan cheese.

Expert Tips

If you like corn, add 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn with the pasta sauce. Cook about 5 minutes or until hot.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (2 Tacos)
Calories
500
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
30%
Saturated Fat
7g
36%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
60mg
19%
Sodium
880mg
37%
Total Carbohydrate
56g
19%
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
Protein
24g
24%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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