One Pot Taco Pasta
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Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 (1.25-ounce) package taco seasoning
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • 1 (10-ounce can) diced tomatoes & green chilies (mild)* - do not drain
  • 2 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 8 ounces spaghetti
  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar or jack cheese
  • 1 Roma tomato, diced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh cilantro or parsley
  1. Heat olive oil in large skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  2. Add ground turkey and onion. Cook until turkey is browned, about 5 minutes. Drain excess fat.
  3. Add taco seasoning and cumin.
  4. Stir in canned tomatoes and green chilies, tomato paste, spaghetti and 2.5-3 cups of water.
  5. Bring to boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer until pasta is cooked through, about 15 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and add shredded cheese. Stir and serve immediately.
  7. *Optional* Serve with additional diced tomatoes and fresh cilantro or parsley.
Adapted from
Recipe by ezeBreezy at