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    Mexican Stuffed Shells

    Mexican Stuffed Shells. Photo by Marie Sparks

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    1 hrs

    20 mins

    40 mins

    Marie Sparks's Note:

    Ground beef based with a Mexican kick!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6-8

    Yield:

    Shells

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Bring 4 quarts of lightly salted water to a rolling boil over high heat. Gently stir in pasta shells and return to a boil. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, approximately 10 minutes until pasta shells are al dente. Drain and rinse with cold water. Arrange pasta shells on waxed paper until ready to stuff.
    2. 2
      Brown ground beef in medium saucepan with salt & pepper to taste. Drain grease. Add to the ground beef 1/3 of the tomato sauce, all of the picante sauce & green chiles, 1/2 cup cheese and 1/2 the ff onions. Mix all together.
    3. 3
      Pour 1/3 of the tomato sauce into a sprayed 9 x 13 baking dish, to cover bottom of dish. Stuff pasta shells with meat mixture and arrange in dish. Pour remaining 1/3 cup tomato sauce over top of shells. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Cover and bake 1/2 hour at 350 degrees. Sprinkle remaining ff onions over shells. Bake uncovered an additional 10 minutes.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mexican Stuffed Shells

    Serving Size: 1 (241 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 492.5
     
    Calories from Fat 171
    34%
    Total Fat 19.0 g
    29%
    Saturated Fat 8.8 g
    44%
    Cholesterol 74.5 mg
    24%
    Sodium 1240.6 mg
    51%
    Total Carbohydrate 51.9 g
    17%
    Dietary Fiber 4.0 g
    16%
    Sugars 7.9 g
    31%
    Protein 28.1 g
    56%

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    French-fried onions

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