Sassy Fiesta Spaghetti

Sassy Fiesta Spaghetti

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... This is spaghetti with attitude and a twist, blending traditional Italian flavor with a dash of Mexican pizzazz. It's a world of great taste.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

1
package (16 oz) spaghetti
2
tablespoons olive oil
1/2
cup chopped onion
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/4
cup sugar
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen® organic crushed tomatoes with basil, undrained
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant® SteamCrisp® Mexicorn® whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, drained
1
jar (4.5 oz) Green Giant® sliced mushrooms, drained
Grated Parmesan cheese, if desired
  1. Cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package; cover to keep warm.
  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 to same skillet. Cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  3. Add onion and bell pepper to beef; mix well. 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.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Inspired by Bake-Off® Contest 40 recipe "Fiesta Spaghetti".
Substitution
Lean ground turkey could be used instead of the ground beef.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 510
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 1300mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 78g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Sugars 16g),
  • Protein 23g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 5;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.