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Taco Spaghetti

Taco Spaghetti

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1 (14.5-ounce can) Ro*Tel
  • 1 can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 16 ounces spaghetti
  • 2 cups finely shredded taco blend cheese
  • 1 can sliced black olives
  • Salsa
  • Sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Instructions

  1. In Dutch oven over medium high heat. Add ground beef or ground turkey and cook until beef or turkey has browned, making sure to crumble the meat as it cooks; Drain excess fat.
  2. Transfer meat to slow cooker. Stir in tomatoes and Ro*Tel, 2 cups water and taco seasoning. Mix well. Cook on LOW for 2 hours.
  3. On the stovetop, bring water to a boil; add spaghetti, cover, reduce heat and simmer until pasta is cooked through.
  4. Mix spaghetti with sauce, then add cheese, allowing the cheese to melt, about 30 minutes.
  5. Garnish with black olives, salsa, sour cream and cilantro.
  6. Serve with garlic bread or breadsticks.

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