One Pot Taco Spaghetti

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One Pot Taco Spaghetti

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: comfort foods, kid friendly, pasta
Main Protein: Beef, Ground Beef
Cooking Method: Skillet
Servings: 4
Calories: 604kcal


  • 1 lb. ground beef browned
  • 1/2 cup onion minced
  • 4 Tbsp. taco seasoning
  • 10 oz. Rotel
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 large (gallon) resealable freezer bag or silicone freezer bag
  • 1 medium (quart) resealable freezer bag or silicone freezer bag

For Day of Cooking:

  • 8 oz. spaghetti noodles uncooked
  • 3 cups water


Assembly instructions:

  • Add browned beef, onions, taco seasoning, and can of Rotel to a large resealable freezer bag. Remove excess air and seal.
  • Put the shredded cheese in a medium freezer bag and seal. Staple the two bags together above the seal.

Cooking instructions:

  • Thaw.
  • Place bag contents, water, and UNCOOKED spaghetti noodles into a very large flat bottomed skillet and bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Once boiling, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with cheese and stir to melt into the pasta.


Calories: 604kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 1381mg | Potassium: 606mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1611IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 164mg | Iron: 5mg