Mexican Spaghetti

Quick, easy and delicious!


  • 12 oz. extra lean ground beef or turkey
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 jar (16 oz) chunky salsa, any variety
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  • 1 Cup frozen whole kernel corn
  • 3/4 Cup water
  • 1 package (1.25 ounces) taco seasoning mix
  • 8 oz dried spaghetti
  • 1/2 Cup (2 oz) shredded monterey jack cheese


Cook beef and onion in large nonstick skillet, stirring frequently, until brown. (drain, if necessary) stir in salsa, corn, water, and seasoning mix. Cook over medium- high heat, stirring occasionally, until thickened and bubbly. Prepare pasta according to package directions and drain. Toss warm pasta with sauce. Sprinkle with cheese. Makes 4 servings.

Source: I found this recipe in a magazine back in 2003. Our family has loved it since.

By Theresa from Mount Olive, NC

June 19, 20080 found this helpful

I made this for dinner last night. It is excellent! I LOVE coming to this site for great recipes. I added fresh cilantro and a clove of minced garlic. Even my picky DH loved it. Will definitely be making this again. Thank you! :)

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June 20, 20080 found this helpful

I made this for dinner tonight and it was great. I added some garlic powder, We loved it and it's gonna be in our favorites file!!!! Thanks for a fun recipe

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