Tacos in pasta shells (another recipe)...TNT

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Tacos in pasta shells (another recipe)...TNT

Post by pstarkoski on Sat Jan 17, 2009 4:33 am

This is a different way of stuffing pasta shells...it is really good!


1 12-oz. package jumbo pasta shells, 18 to a package
2-1/2 lbs. ground beef or mixture of ground beef and ground pork
2 3-oz. packages cream cheese, cubed
2 tbsp. chili powder
salt to taste
1 large onion, diced small
2-1/2 cups tomato sauce
1 cup canned, chopped green chilies
1 package taco seasoning mix
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cups shredded pepper-jack cheese
Cook pasta, when done transfer shells to ice water with slotted spoon.
Brown meat and onion until there's no more pink showing in meat, stirring
to crumble, drain well. After meat is drained, place back in skillet, add
cubed creamed cream, chili powder and Salt. Simmer 5 minutes stirring.
Let cool until you can handle filling. Fill shells with filling using
your fingers. Place meat side up in a 13x9x2" baking dish you have
sprayed with non-stick spray. In small saucepan, cook together sauce
ingredients on simmer for 10 minutes. Pour over shells. Cover with foil.
Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 30 minutes, remove foil and sprinkle the
cheese on top of shells, return to oven for 10 minutes uncovered.

Recipe source: The Apple Dumpling Gang yahoo group


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