Fiesta Spaghetti

Welcome a fiesta of flavor in ordinary spaghetti!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
package (16 oz) spaghetti
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/3
cup sugar
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
1
can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes, undrained
1
can (8 oz) Muir Glen™ organic tomato sauce
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant™ Mexicorn® whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, drained
1
jar (4.5 oz) Green Giant™ sliced mushrooms, drained
Shredded cheddar cheese, if desired

  • 1 Cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook onion and bell pepper in oil 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Remove from skillet. Add beef; cook over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 3 Return onion and bell pepper to skillet. Stir in sugar, taco seasoning mix, tomatoes, tomato sauce, corn and mushrooms. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over spaghetti. Sprinkle with cheese.

Expert Tips

Serve with Pillsbury® breadsticks and a tossed salad with Italian dressing.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
1080mg
1080%;
Total Carbohydrate
76g
76%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.