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Fiesta Spaghetti

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  5 reviews
  • 30 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Welcome a fiesta of flavor in ordinary spaghetti!

Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Michele Santos
Austin, Texas

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

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
1050mg
44%
Total Carbohydrate
72g
24%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
17g
17%
Protein
22g
22%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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