Monster Mouth Stuffed Pasta Shells

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Turn cheese slices, olives, and tomatoes into snaggle-toothed grins for these fun tacos.


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Serves:

6 Servings

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 tsp
vegetable oil
1 medium
onion, chopped
4 slice
bacon, chopped
1 lb
ground beef
2 medium
plum tomatoes, chopped
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
4 slice
american cheese, chopped
18
jumbo pasta shells, cooked and drained
baby carrots
olives
red bell pepper
small pickles
cheese slices

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and bacon; cook until onion is tender. Add beef; cook and stir about 5 minutes or until beef is done. Stir in tomato, salt and pepper. Stir chopped cheese into beef mixture. Spoon mixture into cooked pasta shells; place in greased 13x9 inch baking dish.
2
Cut carrot into very thin strips. Cut small slit into olives; poke one end of thin carrot strips into olives for eyes. Cut red bell pepper into fang shapes. Slice pickle lengthwise into tongue shape. Cut cheese slice into zig-zag pattern for teeth.
3
Bake shells at 350 degrees for 3-5 minutes or until shells are hot; remove from oven.

Decorate as desired with olive and carrot eyes, bell pepper fangs, pickle tongue and cheese teeth. Serve at once.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids