Spaghetti Tacos

By Dan T., Nancy S. and Meredith E. from Brandeis Elementary, Louisville, KY.


These have become quite popular after being mentioned on the TV show i-Carly. A very easy main dish to prepare, they will be a big hit with your students.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1 each

From Fat17.14%
From Saturated Fat.75%
From Sugar9%


Ingredient 6 servings 50 servings
Jumbo Taco Shell6 ea50 ea
Whole Wheat Spaghetti 1.5 cup/1 lb.8.5 lb.
Prepared Spaghetti Sauce2 cups/18 oz2 #10Cans/12.5 lb.
Grated Parmesan Cheese(Optional)1 t./1/5 oz. 1.25 cup/10 oz.


In large pot or steam kettle, boil 5 quarts of water per pound of spaghetti. Cook until firm to the bite but not mushy. Drain and rinse and place into ful size 6" steam table insert.

Heat sauce to 165 and pour over cooked spaghetti, mixing well with tongs until sauce is distributed evenly.

Preheat oven to 325 if Convection, 350 if Regular. On lined sheet tray(s) arrange taco shells and place into oven for approximatley 4 minutes until crisped.

To serve, fill each shell with approximatley 3oz. of sauced pasta. If desired sprinkle 1 teaspoon of grated parmesan on top.