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baked shells & sauce w/ cheese

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a recipe by
Nancy Allen
Wentzville, MO

This was a quick throw together for supper and everything I already had on hand.

★★★★★ 1
serves 12 servings
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For baked shells & sauce w/ cheese

  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 can
    15oz. crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can
    15oz. tomato sauce
  • 1 pkg
    1.5oz italian spaghetti mix seasoning
  • 1 box
    16oz. medium shell macaroni
  • 1 pkg
    8oz. italian 6 cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder sprinkled over the surface of the cheese

How To Make baked shells & sauce w/ cheese

  • 1
    In a skillet over medium heat brown your hamburger this should take 15 minutes or so. Then add your cans of crushed tomatoes and tomato sauce and stir. then add the seasoning mix and blend.
  • 2
    Preheat your oven to 350. In a 13x9 baking dish, pour the entire box of uncooked shell macaroni. Evenly pour in the very hot & juicy meat and tomato mixture over the pasta.
  • 3
    Sprinkle cheese evenly over the top, as well as the garlic powder over the cheese. Bake for 30 minutes with foil covering the surface. The cheese should be melted and the macaroni should be soft.

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