Beefy Shell & Cheese

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by children from A to Z

This is from Simple & Delicious. Very kid friendly and tasty.

Top Review by Parsley

Very good and very easy! I used the 1 tsp of chili powder and added 1 tsp of cumin, too. I added chopped onion to the beef. I found that after the salsa and beans were added, it wasn't as cheesey as I would have liked it. I then threw in a handful of shredded cheddar cheese and a splash or so of milk, and that helped it a lot. Thanx for a great kid-pleaser!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain.
  2. Set aside cheese sauce packet from dinner mix.
  3. Add shells and water to skillet.
  4. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer for 10-12 minute or until pasta is tender.
  5. Stir in the salsa, beans, chili powder, salt and contents of cheese sauce packet.
  6. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for 5 minute.

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