Meal Idea Monday: Tacos In Pasta Shells

12 Sep

Tacos In Pasta Shells from http://www.allrecipes.com

Good morning! It’s a beautiful day, and I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. Today, I wanted to share a recipe with you for Tacos In Pasta Shells from Allrecipes. My cousin brought this to our family after I had my fourth baby, Deklan. My husband raved about these, and rightly so because they were delicious!

I hope you all have a fantastic day!

TACOS IN PASTA SHELLS

Resource: Allrecipes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 18 jumbo pasta shells
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup taco sauce
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups crushed tortilla chips
  • 1 cup sour cream
 

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, brown beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add cream cheese, salt and chili powder; mix and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. Toss cooked shells in butter.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Fill shells with beef mixture and arrange in a 9×13 inch baking dish; pour taco sauce over shells. Cover with foil and bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes.
  5. Remove dish from oven and top with Cheddar cheese, Monterey Jack cheese and tortilla chips; return dish to oven to cook for 15 minutes more.
  6. Top with sour cream and onions; serve.
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