Pasta Shell Taco's

Cassie *


My kids love these about as much as the cheese stuffed shells if not more..

★★★★★ 3 votes
4 - 6
10 Min
30 Min


1 1/4 lb
ground beef
1 pkg
( 3 ounce) cream cheese with chives, cubed and softened
1 tsp
1 tsp
chili powder
jumbo pasta shells , cooked, rinsed, and drained
2 Tbsp
1/4 tsp
ground cumin
1 1/2 c
prepared taco sauce
1 c
( 4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
1 c
( 4 ounce) shredded monterey jack cheese
1 1/2 c
crushed tortilla chips
1 c
sour cream
green onions, chopped, chopped lettuce, small pitted ripe olives


1Preheat oven to 350 degree
2Cook beef in large skillet over medium - high heat until brown, stir to seperate meat; drain fat.

Reduce heat to med - low. Add cream cheese, salt, chili powder and cumin; simmer 5 minutes.
3Toss shells with butter; fill with beef mixture. Arrange shells in greased 13 x 9-inch pan. Pour taco sauce over each shell. Cover with foil. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 15 minutes.

Uncover; top with cheddar cheese, monterey jack and chips. Bake 15 minutes more until bubbly.
4Top with sour cream, onions,and what ever other veggies you would like.

I have also made these with a packet of taco seasoning added to the hamburger; preparing as noted on the package..I just cut the water some.

About Pasta Shell Taco's

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta, Tacos & Burritos
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #tacos