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Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Austin, Texas

Fiesta Spaghetti

Welcome a fiesta of flavor in ordinary spaghetti!

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
package (16 oz) spaghetti
2
tablespoons olive oil
1/2
cup chopped onion
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/3
cup sugar
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (8 oz) Muir Glen® organic tomato sauce
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant® SteamCrisp® Mexicorn® whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, drained
1
jar (4.5 oz) Green Giant® sliced mushrooms, drained
Grated Parmesan cheese, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cook spaghetti as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and bell pepper; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Remove from skillet. Add ground beef to same skillet; cook until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 3 Add onion and bell pepper to ground beef; mix well. Add sugar, taco seasoning mix, tomatoes, tomato sauce, corn and mushrooms; mix well. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over spaghetti. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 1 Cook spaghetti as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and bell pepper; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Remove from skillet. Add ground beef to same skillet; cook until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 3 Add onion and bell pepper to ground beef; mix well. Add sugar, taco seasoning mix, tomatoes, tomato sauce, corn and mushrooms; mix well. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over spaghetti. Sprinkle with cheese.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
1050mg
1050%;
Total Carbohydrate
72g
72%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.