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Cowboy Spaghetti

Cowboy Spaghetti is a hearty pasta recipe loaded with bacon, ground beef, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, tomato sauce, bbq sauce, shredded cheese and chopped green onions.

Cowboy Spaghetti is a hearty pasta recipe loaded with bacon, ground beef, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, tomato sauce, bbq sauce, shredded cheese and chopped green onions.



Cowboy Spaghetti is a fun change from Italian spaghetti with a sauce made from a tomato sauce and bbq sauce.

Cowboy Spaghetti is a hearty pasta recipe loaded with bacon, ground beef, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, tomato sauce, bbq sauce, shredded cheese and chopped green onions.

This cheesy ground beef and bacon spaghetti is sure to please the whole family.

Cowboy Spaghetti is a hearty pasta recipe loaded with bacon, ground beef, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, tomato sauce, bbq sauce, shredded cheese and chopped green onions.

This cowboy spaghetti recipe takes just over thirty minutes from start to finish and serves four people.

Cowboy Spaghetti is a hearty pasta recipe loaded with bacon, ground beef, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, tomato sauce, bbq sauce, shredded cheese and chopped green onions.

Printable Recipe Card with a Full List of Ingredients and Instructions is Located at the Bottom of the Post.

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To make this bbq pasta, I started by cooking some spaghetti noodles according to the directions on the package.

Then I drained the noodles and set them aside.

cooked spaghetti in a colander

While the spaghetti was cooking, I chopped up some bacon slices.

raw bacon pieces on a cutting board

Then I added the chopped bacon to a large oven safe skillet over medium-high heat.

raw bacon pieces in a skillet

I cooked the bacon until it was browned and crispy.

cooked bacon pieces in a skillet

Then I used a slotted spoon to transfer the cooked bacon to dish lined with paper towel.

cooked bacon pieces on paper towel

I added some lean ground beef to the skillet with the bacon grease.

raw ground beef and bacon grease in a skillet

I crumbled the ground beef well as it cooked.

ground beef cooking in a skillet with bacon grease

I cooked the ground beef until no pink remained.

ground beef cooking in bacon grease in a skillet

Then I drained all of the grease from the pan.

I reduced the heat to medium-low.

cooked ground beef in a skillet

I added some diced yellow onions to the pan.

I also added some garlic puree to the pan.

garlic puree and diced onion on top of cooked ground beef in a skillet

I stirred well and allowed the onions to cook for a few minutes.

cooked ground beef and diced onions in a skillet

Then I added some tomato sauce and bbq sauce to the pan.

tomato sauce and bbq sauce on top of cooked ground beef in a skillet

I stirred well.

Then I added some salt and pepper.

salt and pepper on top of sauce and ground beef mixture in a skillet

I stirred well again.

I added a drained can of Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies to the pan.

I also added half of the cooked bacon pieces to the pan.

Rotel and cooked bacon pieces on top of ground beef and sauce mixture in a skillet

I stirred well.

ground beef and sauce mixture in a skillet with diced tomatoes

Then I added the cooked spaghetti to the pan.

cooked spaghetti on top of ground beef mixture in a skillet

I stirred until all of the spaghetti was coated in the sauce mixture.

spaghetti and ground beef mixture in a skillet

Then I sprinkled some shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese on top of the spaghetti.

shredded cheese on top of spaghetti in a skillet

I sprinkled the remaining cooked bacon on top of the cheese.

shredded cheese and chopped bacon on top of spaghetti in a skillet

Then I placed the skillet under the broiler for a few minutes to melt the cheese.

I removed the skillet from the oven and sprinkled some chopped green onions on top.

Cowboy Spaghetti is a hearty pasta recipe loaded with bacon, ground beef, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, tomato sauce, bbq sauce, shredded cheese and chopped green onions.

Then the beef and bacon pasta was ready to serve.

Cowboy Spaghetti is a hearty pasta recipe loaded with bacon, ground beef, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, tomato sauce, bbq sauce, shredded cheese and chopped green onions.

This hearty bbq spaghetti is the perfect comfort food.

Cowboy Spaghetti is a hearty pasta recipe loaded with bacon, ground beef, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, tomato sauce, bbq sauce, shredded cheese and chopped green onions.

If you are looking for an easy weeknight spaghetti recipe, then you need to try this Cowboy Spaghetti!

Cowboy Spaghetti is a hearty pasta recipe loaded with bacon, ground beef, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, tomato sauce, bbq sauce, shredded cheese and chopped green onions.

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PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE RECIPE CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

Ingredients You’ll Need to Make This Cowboy Spaghetti:

  • 12 oz spaghetti noodles
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 cup diced yellow onions
  • 1 tbsp garlic puree
  • 15 oz tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup bbq sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 10 oz Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese blend
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions

How to Make Cowboy Spaghetti:

  1. Cook the spaghetti according to the directions on the package.
  2. Drain and set aside.
  3. While the spaghetti is cooking chop up the bacon.
  4. Place the chopped bacon in a large oven safe skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Cook the bacon until it is crispy.
  6. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the cooked bacon pieces to a paper towel lined plate.
  7. Add the ground beef to the skillet with the bacon grease.
  8. Crumble the ground beef well as it cooks.
  9. Cook the ground beef until no pink remains.
  10. Drain all of the grease from the pan.
  11. Reduce the heat to medium-low.
  12. Add the diced onions and garlic puree to the pan with the ground beef.
  13. Stir well and allow the onions to cook for a few minutes.
  14. Add the tomato sauce and bbq sauce to the pan.
  15. Stir well.
  16. Add the salt and pepper.
  17. Stir well again.
  18. Add the Rotel to the pan.
  19. Add half of the cooked bacon pieces to the pan.
  20. Stir well.
  21. Add the cooked spaghetti to the pan.
  22. Stir until all of the spaghetti is coated in the sauce mixture.
  23. Sprinkle the shredded cheese on top of the spaghetti.
  24. Sprinkle the remaining cooked bacon pieces on top of the cheese.
  25. Place the skillet under the broiler for a few minutes to melt the cheese.
  26. Once the cheese is melted remove the skillet from the oven.
  27. Sprinkle the chopped green onions on top.
  28. Serve and enjoy.

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Yield: 4 servings

Cowboy Spaghetti

Cowboy Spaghetti is a hearty pasta recipe loaded with bacon, ground beef, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, tomato sauce, bbq sauce, shredded cheese and chopped green onions.

Cowboy Spaghetti is a hearty pasta recipe loaded with bacon, ground beef, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, tomato sauce, bbq sauce, shredded cheese and chopped green onions.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 oz spaghetti noodles
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 cup diced yellow onions
  • 1 tbsp garlic puree
  • 15 oz tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup bbq sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 10 oz Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese blend
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions

Instructions

  1. Cook the spaghetti according to the directions on the package.
  2. Drain and set aside.
  3. While the spaghetti is cooking chop up the bacon.
  4. Place the chopped bacon in a large oven safe skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Cook the bacon until it is crispy.
  6. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the cooked bacon pieces to a paper towel lined plate.
  7. Add the ground beef to the skillet with the bacon grease.
  8. Crumble the ground beef well as it cooks.
  9. Cook the ground beef until no pink remains.
  10. Drain all of the grease from the pan.
  11. Reduce the heat to medium-low.
  12. Add the diced onions and garlic puree to the pan with the ground beef.
  13. Stir well and allow the onions to cook for a few minutes.
  14. Add the tomato sauce and bbq sauce to the pan.
  15. Stir well.
  16. Add the salt and pepper.
  17. Stir well again.
  18. Add the Rotel to the pan.
  19. Add half of the cooked bacon pieces to the pan.
  20. Stir well.
  21. Add the cooked spaghetti to the pan.
  22. Stir until all of the spaghetti is coated in the sauce mixture.
  23. Sprinkle the shredded cheese on top of the spaghetti.
  24. Sprinkle the remaining cooked bacon pieces on top of the cheese.
  25. Place the skillet under the broiler for a few minutes to melt the cheese.
  26. Once the cheese is melted remove the skillet from the oven.
  27. Sprinkle the chopped green onions on top.
  28. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 753Total Fat: 32gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 152mgSodium: 2241mgCarbohydrates: 59gFiber: 4gSugar: 20gProtein: 57g

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Sharon

Saturday 17th of February 2024

Was Great.. We really loved it.!!

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