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Cilantro Lime Creamy Spaghetti

Sharing one of my favorite spaghetti recipes today! This Roasted Tomato Cilantro Lime Creamy Spaghetti is the perfect accompaniment for dinner! Be sure to add it to your dinner menu.

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Easy Spaghetti Recipes

Having easy dinner recipes is a must! I love surprising my family with new ways to enjoy spaghetti and let me tell you, everyone loves this spaghetti with a little Mexican flare!

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Thrilled to partner with The Good Table to bring you the perfect side dish recipe for your perfectly seasoned chicken dinner. Your family and friends are in for a big treat. I love making dinnertime adventurous for my crazy boys. I try to let them try something new a few times a month to broaden their palates. A new vegetable with their favorite dipping sauce is always fun. Challenging them to eat the colors of the rainbows is a favorite too. Have fun at dinnertime and make it adventurous!


Roasted Tomato Cilantro Lime Creamy Spaghetti

Cook your spaghetti until al dente.

Roasted Tomato Cilantro Lime Creamy Spaghetti

You’ll roast some cherry tomatoes and saute chopped onions.

Roasted Tomato Cilantro Lime Creamy Spaghetti

Add your cooked spaghetti back to your dutch oven and add the rest of your ingredients.

Spaghetti Recipe

You get this simple colorful dinner, ready in under an hour. Serve spaghetti with chicken.

Spaghetti Recipe

My Mexican style spaghetti is sure to please the entire table. Enjoy!


Roasted Tomato Cilantro Lime Creamy Spaghetti
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: chicken spaghetti, creamy spaghetti, easy chicken spaghetti recipe, easy dinner ideas, easy dinner recipes, easy dinner recipes for family, easy spaghetti recipes, quick and easy dinner recipes, quick fix dinner, spaghetti, spaghetti recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 354 kcal
Author: Jenny
  • 1 pound dry spaghetti noodles
  • 4 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves chopped
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup mild prepared salsa
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  3. Place tomatoes onto a large cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or tin foil for easier clean up. Drizzle tomatoes with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until skin just starts to split. Remove.
  4. Heat oil in large dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, cooking for about 5 minutes, until softened. Stir in cooked spaghetti and add cilantro leaves, cream, salsa, lime juice, salt, cumin, pepper and garlic salt. Stir until combined and cook until hot. Remove from heat and just before serving stir in roasted tomatoes gently.
Nutrition Facts
Roasted Tomato Cilantro Lime Creamy Spaghetti
Amount Per Serving
Calories 354 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 497mg22%
Potassium 388mg11%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 730IU15%
Vitamin C 20.2mg24%
Calcium 43mg4%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. 1
    Ethan W. says:

    The crunchy chicken combines really well with the tasty spaghetti! Lovely recipe, thanks for sharing it.

    • 1.1

      And crispy chicken makes me happy! You’re honestly making me re-think my daily trek to Chipotle. That’s it, I’m gonna cook tonight! And then I’ll call my Mother-in-law cause she’ll be so proud!!!!

  2. 2

    One of my favorite meals growing up as a kid! Love the twist of roasted tomato!

  3. 3

    What an easy dinner- looks delish!

  4. 4

    Thank you, thank you, thank you for combining Italian with the Southwest – my two favorites! Looks like a great combo!

  5. 5
    Maia says:

    Great flavors in that spaghetti!

  6. 6
    Don Rutherford says:


    I have never seen that brand of the coating mix for the chicken. (Good Table)

    I live in the west part of Michigan.

    The whole recipe looks very good

  7. 7

    So good seeing you at GM! I saw you put this on Snapchat and am eager to give it a try. Looks like an easy dinner — especially with all that good pasta!

  8. 8
    Rachel says:

    I don’t normally like spaghetti but this version sounds amazing!! 🙂

    Simply Rachel Nicole

  9. 9

    Love the flavors in this pasta!

  10. 10
    Gaby Dalkin says:

    Such a great classic pasta dish!

  11. 11
    Emily says:

    This looks so delicious. Pasta is a weakness of mine 😉

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    Susan says:

    This looks so good for an easy weeknight dinner!

  14. 14
    Alida says:

    Always love a quick and easy weeknight meal, and this looks so tasty!!

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