Mexican Stuffed Shells

1
Sharon Whitley

By
@aggiemom20002000

Tired of the usual way to stuff your pasta shells? Try a different flavor in them. Texas has a way of making things into Tex-Mex dishes. That's just how we roll.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 12
    pasta stuffing shells, cooked in unsalted water and drained
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 jar(s)
    (12 oz) mild or medium picante sauce
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1 can(s)
    (8 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 can(s)
    (4 oz) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 1 c
    shredded monterey jack cheese
  • 1 can(s)
    (2.8 oz) french fried onions

How to Make Mexican Stuffed Shells

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350. In large skillet, brown ground beef; drain. In small bowl, combine picante sauce, water and tomato sauce. Stir 1/2 cup sauce mixture into beef along with chilies, 1/2 cup cheese and 1/2 can French fried onions; mix well.
  2. Spread 1/2 the remaining sauce mixture in bottom of 10 inch round baking dish. Stuff cooked shells with beef mixture. Arrange shells in baking dish; top with remaining sauce. Bake, covered at 350 for 30 minutes or until heated through. Top with remaining onions and cheese; bake, uncovered, 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Printable Recipe Card

About Mexican Stuffed Shells

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 3 Comments & Reviews

22 A+ Back-to-school Recipes

22 A+ Back-To-School Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It's time to go back, back, back to school again! Check out these quick and easy dinner recipes that the entire family (yes, we said entire family...even the picky eaters)...

Kicked Up Hot Dog And Hamburger Recipes To Enjoy All Summer Long

Kicked Up Hot Dog and Hamburger Recipes To Enjoy All Summer Long

Kitchen Crew

Hamburgers and hot dogs are a summer staple. When have you attended a BBQ and not been asked hamburger or hot dog when it came time for eating? After a...

24 Perfect Grilling Out Recipes

24 Perfect Grilling Out Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Grilling season is here! This is your one-stop shop for all the grilling recipes you need to make your Spring and Summer cookouts absolutely awesome!