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Creamy Beef and Shells

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  • 8 ounces pasta shells (medium)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 sweet onion (medium, diced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 15 ounces tomato sauce
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 ounces shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese (about 1 1/2 cups)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium40% DV970mg
    Fat69% DV45g
    Protein69% DV35g
    Carbs22% DV67g
    Fiber24% DV6g
    Calories810Calories from Fat410
    Total Fat45g69%
    Saturated Fat21g105%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat410
    Total Carbohydrate67g22%
    Dietary Fiber6g24%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Keyonna K. 21 days ago
    I really liked the flavor. I used Greek yogurt and milk combined as my substitute for heavy cream and it tasted fine! I also substituted beef stock for chicken stock and ground beef with ground turkey (I don't eat beef or dairy). I'll make this again!
    James 21 days ago
    Delicious and the kids loved it. Tastes even better with home-made (or home-made-ish) shells. Could not find Italian spice, so made my own from another recipe: made it even better.
    Scott Spencer a month ago
    was better then expected. Will make again.
    Nadine a month ago
    Great! Delicious second time making it
    Amy Parker Killam a month ago
    Made this for a group of 5 picky eaters (kiddos) and they all asked for seconds! Pretty easy to make overall. Served it with raw veggies and apple slices and it was the perfect lunch for a busy summer day.
    Colleen Kelley 2 months ago
    Decent taste after I added more salt, garlic powder and Italian seasoning. Also garnished with Parmesan.
    Tammara Cunningham 2 months ago
    Very creamy and my family usually detest pasta, however it was a hit
    David M. 2 months ago
    I used red onions, veal stock and finished with green onions and smoked paprika
    Teresa Rutz 2 months ago
    Very yummy!! We enjoyed it, will make again!’
    sandy 2 months ago
    It was pretty basic, tasted like spaghetti with a lot of cheese. I wouldn't make it again.
    Ashley Siedhoff 2 months ago
    This is DELICIOUS! I added another 1/1/2 cups of pasta to make sure we had enough for the whole family, and the ratio of sauce to pasta was perfect! I also cut back the amount of Italian seasoning because my kids can be picky, and there was plenty of flavor. Super easy and fast to make, and my kids loved it!
    Kenzie B. 2 months ago
    I left out the onions and added extra garlic and cheese. Was happy with the way it came out. A great alternative to Mac n Cheese.
    snoop loop 3 months ago
    this recipe is really delicious and very easy to follow
    Cienna Banwell 3 months ago
    Good, but not amazing. I will more than likely make it again, but will add more spices as I go along. Might try a different cheese next time for fun. My son shovelled it down as is
    Malikah Numan 3 months ago
    Amazing kids loved it
    Jonathan B Mailhot 3 months ago
    great recipe, the kids love it too
    Jess Sprout 3 months ago
    Simple and tasty crowd pleasing meal. I doubled the garlic and substituted half and half. I also used 8 oz of triple cheddar instead of 6. I didn't measure the Italian seasoning, but I would estimate that after adding a bit more after a taste test, that I probably used about 2-2 1/2 tsp all together. Will definitely make again. Any cheese would work well.
    Loved it!!! Will sure make this again!!
    Ntokozo 3 months ago
    Turned out great. The whole family enjoyed it. My little one was licking her dish afterwards😅.
    C 4 months ago
    Whole family liked it. I added 2 extra garlic cloves and a tablespoon each of garlic powder and onion powder. Also added a teaspoon of cayenne pepper. I loved how creamy the sauce was.
    Anne K. 4 months ago
    Was a great meal, super easy to fix. We seasoned it to our taste and enjoyed 😊
    Jesse Tesch 4 months ago
    The perfect recipe for work day lunches! Didn't make any changes.
    Tiff 4 months ago
    supee easy recipe. it was ok... not a huge ton of flavor... and i used a bunch more garlic, cuz y not. all and all i would make it again but not something id do all that often
    MAD JACK G. 4 months ago
    Very bland, Father didnt like it, didnt eat it. I tried to doctor it up with spaghetti sauce. No taste. Tossing it out. J
    Sweatt 4 months ago
    super yummy and easy recipe! i used spagetti sauce cause i didnt have any in a worked great!
    SavvyFoodie 4 months ago
    Creamy and delicious.
    Cheyne B. 4 months ago
    Very good. My kids and husband loved it too
    Sloan C. 5 months ago
    Kids love this meal !
    Charpentier 5 months ago
    So good ! I can’t wait to do it again !
    Selena Sanderfer 5 months ago
    Yummy. Added cheese to individual servings instead of the whole dish. Added green and red peppers and used whatever noodles i had.