Are you a taco lover? Oh, yummy, this easy recipe will surely give you a heavenly taste. Here we have ground beef and taco seasoning in a large skillet. This recipe will make everyone clean their plate and give you their thumps up.
Are you ready to make them bite their tongues too?
This cooks within 30 minutes, serve the family, and the kids enjoy every strand of it. It will come out not too spicy and too watery if you follow the procedures very well.
Follow the instructions properly for the best outcome. This recipe serves four plates.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes
Yield: 4 servings.
8 ounces of uncooked spaghetti
1-1/4 pounds lean ground beef or turkey
1 (1oz) package of taco seasoning
2/3 cup of water
1 can (10.75oz) cream of chicken soup
1 can (10oz) of undrained Rotel diced tomatoes with green chilies
1 ( 8oz) package cubed Velveta Cheese
1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese.
Carbohydrates: 52.1g (5.9g sugar, 5.3g fiber)
Fat: 13.9g (7.2g saturated fat)
First, preheat the oven to 30 degrees.
Spray your 9×9 inch pan with cooking spray and set aside.
Cook your spaghetti according to packaged instructions. Drain well and set aside.
Pour ground beef or turkey in a large skillet. Then cook over medium-high heat until it no longer looks pink.
Drain the fat and return the meat to the skillet.
Add taco seasoning and water to form soup. Then stir and cook for 5 minutes.
Pour Velveeta and Rotel tomatoes into soup and stir.
Over low heat, cook the mixture until the cheese melt completely, make sure you stir constantly.
Stir the soup in the cooked spaghetti and pour it into the prepared 9×9 inch pan.
Place the Cheddar cheese on top and bake for 30 minutes or till it heats well.
Cover for 2-5 minutes to allow the cheese melt.
Kitchen tips for making Incredible Taco Spaghetti
This easy to make recipe doesn’t just stop at following procedures. We have some tips that will add some incredible flavors and give you a perfect outcome. Try these yummy additions.
You can add a little olive oil to the skillet before stirring the meat. This will make the pot easy to wash.
Lean ground beef or turkey is not your only option; you may also try chopped chicken or beef.
Do not drain the tomato sauce out; it is part of the great taste.
You can make the spaghetti ahead of time and keep in the refrigerator overnight
You may add some diced onion and diced tomatoes to the canned tomato paste.
Sprinkle some garlic and parsley to garnish before serving.
Try any shape or size of pasta with taco seasoning and enjoy every dig.
Serve with chilled yogurt.
Cooking tips that help weight loss
Taco Pasta is a great recipe that you don’t want to miss even when you want to lose weight. Losing weight should not be boring; you must enjoy this incredible meal too.
Interestingly, this taco spaghetti recipe has all the nutrients you need. Therefore, we just need to make little adjustments as usual. You know, more of this and less of that.
– No refined sugar.
As you can see, the recipe does not include refined sugar, such as brown sugar or sweetener. It is very suitable.
– More protein and fewer carbs.
You can use more grounded beef and less pasta. To increase the protein, you can add black beans to the recipe. Try 12oz of grounded beef and 15oz of black beans.
– Veggies for more fiber.
Add more vegetables to give you about 17 grams per servings. In this recipe, we already have green chilies; you can add onions, mushrooms, and others as you wish.
– Watch out for sodium.
You must watch the sodium. Make sure you monitor the salt added to the spaghetti and other canned foods you might be using.
– Whole wheat pasta.
This is the most recommended pasta for weight loss. It has reduced carbs than regular pasta and some fiber.
– Eat a small portion
Don’t be tempted to eat too much because it is delicious. Consume small portions; it will still keep you feel for a long period. Don’t forget; you have to watch your weight.
Simple and quick, you are done within 30 minutes, and you are ready to dig in. This recipe is very healthy and fit for weight loss. Don’t just read, try this recipe at home for your family and watch them lick their plate and ask for more. It could also be the perfect recipe for a romantic dinner. Leave a comment in the box below. We will love to get your feedback.