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Taco-Stuffed Pasta Shells

Taco-Stuffed Pasta Shells
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 8

Transform taco night with this fun, easy and delicious pasta dish. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

8
oz uncooked jumbo pasta shells (about 24 shells from 12-oz box)
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted crushed tomatoes, undrained
1
package (8 oz) shredded Mexican cheese blend (2 cups)
1
cup diced plum (Roma) tomatoes
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Cook and drain pasta shells as directed on box.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Add taco seasoning mix, crushed tomatoes and 1 cup of the shredded cheese; stir well until cheese is melted.
  • 3
    Fill each pasta shell with about 1 tablespoon beef mixture; place in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Top filled shells with plum tomatoes and chopped cilantro; sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  • 4
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • If you prefer more heat, try some chopped jalapeños on your shells.
  • Ground turkey is a great substitute for ground beef in this dish.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
24%
Saturated Fat
8g
39%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
60mg
21%
Sodium
430mg
18%
Potassium
200mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
3g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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