Mexican Stuffed Shells

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Lindsey White

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@lwhite6185

My mom used to make this for us! It was my favorite growing up. I recently found the recipe going through her old recipe box!! My family absolutely loves this recipe. It is also great to freeze and cook later!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 (2 shells each)
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 12
    large pasta stuffing shells, cooked and drained
  • 1 lb
    ground chuck, cooked
  • 4 oz
    1(4oz) can chopped green chilies, drained
  • 2 c
    monterey jack cheese shredded
  • 1 can(s)
    2.8oz french fried onions (durkee is best)
  • 15 oz
    1 can tomato sauce
  • 12 oz
    medium picante sauce

How to Make Mexican Stuffed Shells

Step-by-Step

  1. Brown ground chuck; drain. Add chilies, 1 cup cheese, 1/2 can french fried onions.
  2. Combine picante sauce and tomato sauce. Add 1/2 cup tomato mixture to the ground chuck mixture; mix well.
  3. Pour 1/2 cup sauce on bottom of 10" round baking dish. Stuff shells with ground chuck mixture. Arrange shells in dish.
  4. Pour remaining sauce over shells. Bake, covered, at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Top with remaining cheese and onions; bake, uncovered, 5 minutes longer.
  5. MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS:
    Prepare as above directions. Cook, covered, on HIGH 8 minutes; turn halfway through cooking time. Top with remaining cheese and onions. Cook, uncovered, on HIGH 1 minute

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About Mexican Stuffed Shells

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican




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