Monday, April 16, 2012

Mexican Stuff Shells



Yet another recipe that I found and pinned on Pinterest. I don't know about you guys but I LOVE Mexican food so this was definitely a must try for me. Fiance also loves Mexican food so that added to the excitement. I was kind of skeptical about some of the ingredients (cream cheese in my Mexican food? eh) but it was definitely worth the try. Another plus was that it took like no time to cook. It is always wonderful to try something new.
Mexican Stuffed Shells
Ingredients:
1 lb. ground beef
Taco Seasoning or even just use the little taco seasoning packets
4 oz. cream cheese (I did 2.5 oz since I was soo skeptical about the cream cheese)
16 jumbo pasta shells
1.5 cup salsa
1 cup taco sauce (can be found in the Mexican aisle of the grocery store, but I literally just used tomato sauce and added onion powder and garlic powder to it)
1 cup cheddar cheese
green onion or cilantro for garnishing

Preheat oven to 350°.

In a frying pan cook ground beef; add taco seasoning and prepare according to package directions. Add cream cheese and simmer until cheese is melted. Set aside and cool completely.



While ground beef is cooking, cook the pasta shells and drain. Set shells out individually on baking sheet so that they don’t stick together.

Pour salsa on bottom of 9×13 baking dish. Stuff each shell with the meat mixture. Place shells in 9×13 pan open side up. Cover shells with taco sauce. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.


After 30 minutes, add shredded cheese and bake for 10-15 more minutes, with the foil removed.


Adapted from This Way To His Heart

Bon Appetit!

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28 comments:

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  2. MM! I love stuffed shells!

    xoxo
    Ashley
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  3. Looks so good! Thanks for sharing the recipe :)

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  4. Looks soo delicious x

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  5. These look ahhh mazing - even at 6:30 am :)

    Annie
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  6. OMG! This looks amazing, so so yummy, I have to try it sometimes.

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  7. Pinterest is such a great source of recipes! I love stuffed pasta shells; my favourite is stuffed with spinach, carrot, & fresh garlic, in a creamy sauce :)

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  8. Oh cool! I'm definitely trying this. Thanks for sharing!!!

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  10. ohh that looks really yummie, love mexican food!

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  11. This is making my mouth water! Amazing! And not that hard to put together. Will definitely be trying. Thanks for sharing! x

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  12. Wow those look amazing! I love stuffed shells and I love Mexican! What a brilliant idea! I'm definitely going to have to try this :) Thanks for sharing!

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  13. This looks really good am gonna try it this weekend :) yeah
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  14. this looks so good it just made me hungry!such a good idea for dinner!

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  15. Mmmmmmmmmmm

    I want to eat that ;)

    That must taste amazing :p

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  16. omgggggggggggg y must u do this to me

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  17. Looks soooooooooooo tasty, hafta try it!

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  18. we also love mexican food! i HAVE to try this! looks like you did a great job, and yummm they look so good! hope you are well hun!

    xx

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  19. ohhh I'm drooling! I'm going to give this a try!!

    Heather xx
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  20. If I ate meat, I would destroy that. It looks soooo good!

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