Tara Pacheco Recipe

Cream Cheese Stuffed Shells

By Tara Pacheco tnj2008

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Tara's Story

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 :)


2 lb
ground beef
12 oz
box of jumbo pasta shells
2 tsp
minced garlic
egg, lightly beaten
1 Tbsp
olive oil
2 tsp
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

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

About this Recipe

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