Tara Pacheco Recipe

Cream Cheese Stuffed Shells

By Tara Pacheco tnj2008


Not everyone in my family cares for ricotta cheese. So, I stuffed these yummy little guys with ground beef and cream cheese. They were a hit at the dinner table. Everyone asked for seconds :)


Recipe Rating:
 1 Rating
Serves:
about 8
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Ingredients

2 lb
ground beef
12 oz
box of jumbo pasta shells
2 tsp
minced garlic
1
egg, lightly beaten
1 Tbsp
olive oil
2 tsp
parsley
1 tsp
kosher salt
8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1 jar(s)
tomato sauce, + 1 cup
8 oz
mozzarella cheese, shredded
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Boil your shells for 8-10 minutes, or until al dente. Drain.
2
Mix your ground beef with beaten egg, oil, parsley, salt, and garlic.
3
Brown beef mixture over medium heat, until just browned.
4
In a large bowl, mix your cooked beef with one cup of sauce and cream cheese.
5
Stuff cooked pasta shells with your beef mixture and place in baking dish.
6
Top with the remaining sauce and shredded mozzarella.
7
Bake at 375 for 15 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy