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South of the Border Spaghetti
Healthy pasta ideas: South of the Border Spaghetti from ONIE
South of the Border Spaghetti

Servings:

6

Time:

25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (13.25 oz) box whole-wheat spaghetti
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 lb 90/10 ground beef
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 cup cactus (nopales), diced
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (6 oz) can no-salt-added tomato paste
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup frozen sliced carrots
  • 1/3 cup shredded parmesan cheese

Preparation

  1. Prepare spaghetti according to package directions. Set aside.
  2. Lightly coat a large, deep skillet with non-stick cooking spray & heat over medium. Add beef, onion, cactus, pepper & garlic. Cook 10-12 minutes, crumbling meat, stirring occasionally until meat is cooked through.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk tomato paste & water until smooth. Add tomato mixture & carrots to skillet. Mix well. Reduce heat to low & cook 7-8 minutes.
  4. Serve beef & vegetable mix over spaghetti. Top with parmesan cheese.

Encuentra la receta en español aquí.

Tips/Notes

Cactus & bell pepper have a similar taste & texture.