This easy casserole recipe is perfect for picky eaters. If your family likes cheese, spaghetti and tacos (who doesn’t!?), they’re going to devour this fun and tasty dinner idea.
It’s made with simple and cheap ingredients that are a breeze to throw together on busy weeknights: ground beef, spaghetti, cheese, chili beans, taco seasoning and tomato sauce.
A Mexican-Italian fusion the entire family will love.
As you can see from the pictures, this is some serious comfort food! It is loaded with lots of cheese and full of flavor. There may be a few carbs in there, too. 🙂
Simply ground the beef and toss in the beans, tomato sauce, taco seasoning and Velveeta cheese all into one pan.
Toss the ground beef and bean mixture in with your cooked spaghetti.
Dump it into a greased casserole dish.
Top with shredded cheese, and bake for 15-20 minutes.
Garnish with tomato, green onion, sour cream, avocado, cilantro or anything else “taco-ie” that you’d like!
Looking for quick and easy dinner ideas? This easy casserole recipe is always a hit with the family. Even the kids love it! It's made with cheap and simple ingredients that are perfect for busy weeknights.
- 1 (1lb) box thin spaghetti noodles
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 (15oz) can chili beans (undrained)
- 1 (15oz) can tomato sauce
- 16 ounces Velveeta cheese (cubed)
- 1 cup shredded cheese
- 1 packet taco seasoning
- 1/4 cup water
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees, and grease a 9x13 baking dish.
In a large pot, cook the pasta according to the package directions.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, brown the beef on medium heat until no longer pink. Add the taco seasoning and water; mix well.
Add the undrained beans, tomato sauce and Velveeta cheese to the skillet. Stir and let simmer until the Velveeta melts.
Add the beef and bean mixture to your drained pot of spaghetti noodles and mix until well combined.
Dump the spaghetti mixture into your greased casserole dish and top with shredded cheese.
Bake for 15-20 minutes. Enjoy!
- Use any kind of shredded cheese that you would like: cheddar, colby jack or a Mexican blend.
- Garnish with sour cream, diced tomatoes, chopped green onion, avocado, cilantro or anything else you'd like!
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