Cream Cheese Stuffed Shells

1
Tara Pacheco

By
@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 :)

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
about 8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min

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

How to Make Cream Cheese Stuffed Shells

Step-by-Step

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

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About Cream Cheese Stuffed Shells

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