Spaghetti Tacos

Spaghetti Tacos
Crunchy, meaty, and bursting with flavor, this quirky dinner is sure to be a hit with the kids. Get the recipe. Photo: Tom Schierlitz
Hands On Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 serves


  • 4 ounces spaghetti (1/4 box)

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 6 ounces ground beef

  • ½ onion, chopped

  • 1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes

  • 2 teaspoons chili powder

  • kosher salt and black pepper

  • 8 hard taco shells

  • grated Cheddar, sour cream, and cilantro, for serving


  1. Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the beef and the onion and cook until the meat is no longer pink, 5 to 6 minutes.

  3. Add the tomatoes and the chili powder and season with ½ teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper. Lower the heat and simmer until thick, 3 to 5 minutes.

  4. Toss with the spaghetti and serve in the taco shells with the Cheddar, sour cream, and cilantro, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

346 Calories
12g Fat
46g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 346
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 702mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 15g
Calcium 60mg 5%
Iron 3mg 17%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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