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Taco Spaghetti Recipe

This Taco Spaghetti Recipe takes two family favorites and combines them into one dish with delicious results. It is a kid-friendly, easy weekday family meal that everyone will love!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian, Mexican
Keyword casserole, pasta, spaghetti, taco
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 674 kcal


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 10- ounce can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 16- ounce package spaghetti prepared
  • 2 cups shredded Velveeta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded taco blend cheese
  • Sliced jalapenos for garnish optional


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the ground beef and cook until browned. Stir in the onion and garlic and sauté until translucent.
  3. Add the taco seasoning, water, and tomatoes with chilies. Stir to combine and sauté until sauce begins to thicken, around five minutes.
  4. Stir in the sour cream.
  5. Add the cooked spaghetti and Velveeta cheese. Toss to coat the pasta with sauce and cheese.
  6. Sprinkle the taco blend cheese over the top of the pasta. Cover and cook until cheese is melted, around 5 minutes.
  7. Top with jalapeno slices before serving, if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Taco Spaghetti Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 674
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.