Sven's Mexican Spaghetti

Recipe: Sven’s Mexican Spaghetti


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 can (15 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1 package (1.25 oz.) taco seasoning mix
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • ½ medium green pepper, chopped
  • 2 tomato sauce cans water
  • Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • spaghetti
  • Jalapeño pepper, chopped fine (optional)


  1. Cook ground beef and onion in large sauce pan until beef is brown; drain excess fat. Add tomato sauce, water, jalapeño pepper (if desired), and taco seasoning mix. Bring to a boil; simmer on low for 5-7 minutes.
  2. Add spaghetti depending on thickness desired (start with 6-8 oz.). Bring to a boil; turn heat to low until spaghetti is done (15-20 minutes), stirring frequently to prevent sticking.
  3. Let stand for 10-15 minutes and place individual servings on plate and top with shredded cheddar to taste.

Number of servings (yield): 6

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

My rating: 4 stars:  ★★★★☆ 1 review(s)