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Mexican Stuffed Shells

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Makes: 6 servings Total Time: 1 hr
Category: Dinner Entrees Sub Category: Pasta Entrees

what you need
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 jar (12 oz.) medium picante sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce, divided
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack Cheese, divided
  • 1 can (2.8 oz.) Durkee French Fried Onions, divided
  • 12 pasta stuffing shells, cooked and drained
make it
Brown ground beef, drain. Combine picante sauce, water and tomato sauce. Stir 1/2 cup of sauce into ground beef, along with 1/2 cup cheese and 1/2 can French Fried Onions, mix well.

Pour half of remaining sauce mixture on bottom of 10 inch round or 8x12 inch baking dish. Stuff cooked shells with ground beef mixture. Arrange shells in baking dish, pour remaining sauce over shells.

Bake at 350°F covered for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and top with remaining cheese and onions; bake uncovered for 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
You may increase onions and cheese if desired and use hot or mild picante sauce (according to one’s taste).
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Rated  by kalynhanna on 12/9/2004 It was great!
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