Southwestern Spaghetti

Contributed By: Terry Borden


3/4 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
2-1/4 cups water
1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 package (7 ounces) thin spaghetti, broken into thirds
1 pound zucchini (about 4 small), cut into chunks
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese


1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Remove beef and set aside. In the same skillet, combine the water, tomato sauce, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin and salt; bring to a boil. Stir in spaghetti; return to a boil.
2. Boil for 6 minutes.
3. Add the zucchini. Cook 4-5 minutes longer or until spaghetti and zucchini are tender, stirring several times. Stir in beef and heat through. Sprinkle with cheese.

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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
YIELD: 5 servings.

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