Stuffed Taco Shells

"From Taste of Home Healthy. Everyone loves this one. One serving is three stuffed shells. A serving is about 360 calories. This has been one of those go to comfort recipes on my journey to lose weight. I have lost 50 pounds and don't feel deprived. Pair with a nice side salad for a meal that is sure to please and won't kill your waisteline."
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  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, cook beef until no longer pink; drain. Add 1/2 cup taco sauce, cream cheese and chili powder; cook and stir until blended. Stir in 1/4 cup cheese blend.
  • Drain pasta and rinse in cold water; stuff each shell with about 2 tablespoons beef mixture. Arrange in an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Spoon remaining taco sauce over the top.
  • Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining cheese blend. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until heated through and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with chips.

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  1. We enjoyed this with tossed salad.Very good and easy to make! Thanks for sharing!
  2. Absolutely loved this recipe!! My picky little ones gobbled them right up. I know this is supposed to be a lighter version, but next time I can't help but to add some Fat Free Sour Cream and a mock guacomole!! Thanks for this keeper.
  3. Loved this recipe. I used medium hot salsa instead of taco sauce.
  4. This was a nice meal that went together fast. The taco sauce was pretty dominant and would really be great with some onion and garlic added- would not add any fat and not many calories just depth of flavor. The chips on top added a nice crunch to the dish but it would be just as good without them. Served with some beans and a green salad. Thanks for sharing this great recipe seesko! *Made for Bevy Tag*


  1. Loved this recipe. I used medium hot salsa instead of taco sauce.


I am the mother of two beautiful boys. I love to bake and cook which has helped me to become very overweight. I have lost 50 pounds this past year and have been learning to cook "lighter". We still enjoy many of the same dishes we used to. However, I have learned portion control and how to make suttle changes to my recipes that don't affect the flavor.
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