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Taco Stuffed Shells

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  • 12 ounces jumbo pasta shells
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups salsa (jarred, divided)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (divided)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium23% DV560mg
    Fat29% DV19g
    Protein55% DV28g
    Carbs16% DV47g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories470Calories from Fat170
    Total Fat19g29%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat170
    Total Carbohydrate47g16%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A8%
    Vitamin C2%

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


    Charles Faust 2 months ago
    Turned out great, added extra cheese and meat to the top for that razzle dazzle.
    Danielle Rhymes 4 months ago
    The store was out of jumbo shells so we had small shells that we just mixed in really well. Didn't want to wait to bake & it was still delicious.
    Delaine 4 months ago
    Great, added beans and more cheese
    Rex Roberts 5 months ago
    Eh. Not the most exciting meal I’ve ever made
    Loulou Chaos 5 months ago
    Mmmmm goood very kid friendly. Would definitely make again
    Sara C 5 months ago
    Super Yummy! I used ground turkey. I wanted to stretch this recipe out so I add a half head of shredded cabbage. I sautéd the cabbage in EVOO, minced garlic and add diced onions. No one could even tell I slipped a veggie in!
    Megan Salter 5 months ago
    AMAZING I used shredded chicken instead of ground beef! Turned out super tasty!
    Tonya Deviney 5 months ago
    It was great. A nice change from just tacos and the whole family loved them. Will be making them again
    Krystal Weller 5 months ago
    Really good freshly made but not so much reheated. Definitely a like in this house!
    Staats 5 months ago
    It was okay most likely will not make again.
    Amber Gayler 5 months ago
    Super tasty. I couldn't find jumbo shells so I used rotini.
    Jessica Williams 5 months ago
    Really good!!! I probably should have cut back on the seasonings, ended up a little salty, but sour cream helps!
    Erika ortiz 5 months ago
    Easy and delicious! Would make it again 100%
    Kristen 6 months ago
    Taco filling was great. We didn't like it in the shells. Would make great nacho topping
    Jennifer Nelson 6 months ago
    New family top 10. Followed the recipe as is. Next time I may add some corn to the meat mix for some texture. But it really doesn’t need any adjustment.
    Dave Selvey 6 months ago
    Great and so Yummly 😁
    Rachel Langer 6 months ago
    So delicious! I used a spicier salsa so it had a nice kick.
    Julia 6 months ago
    These came out awesome. We had a lot of meat leftover from taco night before so I wanted to find another recipe that would use the rest of it and I am so glad I stumbled upon this! The family loved it. Will make again
    Ashley K. 7 months ago
    I added a can of green Chile’s and 1/4 of an onion while cooking the meat. I also added a heaping cup of salsa and 1/2 bag of Mexican blended cheese (small bag). I added the rest of the salsa and cheese to the top to bake
    Joshua Bibbee 7 months ago
    I couldn’t find jumbo shells so I used mini-sized shells, turned into like standard pasta. I used hot taco seasoning and salsa. I used veggie soy crumbles.
    Danelle Naegle 7 months ago
    So so salty couldn’t eat!!!!!!!
    Heidi Kandel 7 months ago
    Loved the fact that it had limited ingredients & lots of flavor. Added 1/2 block cream cheese to the meat with salsa & cheese. Served with sliced jalapeños & avacado with fresh squeezed lemon. A little too spicy for my 6 year old daughter even though I used mild salsa & taco seasoning packet but that can be adjusted easily next time. Yum 😋
    Bigley 7 months ago
    Very easy and yummy! Will definitely make again!
    Nicole 7 months ago
    It was indeed delicious. I will put this on a must make again list
    Burwell 7 months ago
    Turned out AWESOME! Added a little more meat but other than that great
    John Britto 7 months ago
    don't generally like mixing cuisines, but this one was not a disappointment. pretty easy too. would make again!
    Jol Frye 8 months ago
    it feed so many of us..
    Huston 8 months ago
    This is seriously so delicious! A new family favorite!
    Marcy Davis 8 months ago
    Delicious! Next time we will make more filling.
    Campbell 8 months ago
    Very tasty- kiddo called them “mini tacos”. Easy and quick, will put on repeat.