Fiesta Spaghetti Tacos

Kids will race home from a long day at school when they know they're having spaghetti tacos for dinner!

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

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

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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

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Expert Tips

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

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (2 Tacos)
Calories
500
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
880mg
880%;
Total Carbohydrate
56g
56%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
24g
24%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
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 Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.