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Easy Dinner Recipe: Cheesy Taco Spaghetti Casserole

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.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian, Mexican
Servings 8


  • 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


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees, and grease a 9x13 baking dish.

  2. In a large pot, cook the pasta according to the package directions. 

  3. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, brown the beef on medium heat until no longer pink. Add the taco seasoning and water; mix well. 

  4. Add the undrained beans, tomato sauce and Velveeta cheese to the skillet. Stir and let simmer until the Velveeta melts.  

  5. Add the beef and bean mixture to your drained pot of spaghetti noodles and mix until well combined.

  6. Dump the spaghetti mixture into your greased casserole dish and top with shredded cheese.

  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • 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!