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One Pot Taco Spaghetti Skillet

Felesha Bell
This weeknight spicy One Pot Taco Spaghetti Skillet is full of traditional Tex-Mex flavor and is on the table in under 30 minutes.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Easy
Cuisine Tex-Mex
Servings 6


  • 1 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb. very lean ground beef
  • 1 medium sweet onion 1.5 cups, diced
  • 1 low sodium taco packet seasoning orHomemade Taco Seasoning
  • 1 extra tsp. cumin trust me
  • 1 can Rotel with diced chiles
  • 1 small can diced chiles
  • 1/2 c. salsa
  • 1/2 lb. dry spaghetti
  • 2.5 c. tomato juice
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 1 c. shredded cheese I used Mexican
  • jalapenos garnish
  • diced tomatoes garnish
  • green onions garnish
  • crema garnish


  • Heat a large saute pan or skillet over medium high heat. When your pan is hot, add oil to the pan.
  • Add onion to the skillet and cook a few minutes or until translucent.
  • Add ground beef to the skillet, breaking up the mass. Brown for about 5-7 minutes.
  • Add taco seasoning mixture and extra cumin to the beef and combine well.
  • Add Rotel, chiles, salsa, spaghetti, tomato juice and water. Bring mixture to a rapid boil for about 10 minutes (stirring occasionally) or until the spaghetti is al dente.
  • Turn heat down to simmer and top with cheese. Cover until the cheese has melted.
  • Garnish with jalapenos, tomatoes, green onions and crema. Say Grace and enjoy!!
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