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2008-01-09

Nacho Stuffed Shells Recipes

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Nacho Stuffed Shells Recipes .Hot,healthy and quick.

Ingredients.SERVES 8

32 to 36 Jumbo Shells (12-oz. package), uncooked
3/4 pound extra-lean ground beef
1.25-oz. package low-sodium taco seasoning mix
1 cup water
16-oz. can refried beans with chilies
1 cup low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
3/4 cup mild, medium or hot picante sauce
8-oz. can low-sodium tomato sauce
2-oz. can sliced ripe olives, drained
1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions

Optional Garnishes

Low-fat sour cream
Low-fat grated Cheddar cheese
Chopped jalapeños
Chopped cilantro
Salsa
Guacamole

Directions

1.Prepare pasta according to package directions. While pasta is cooking, saute beef in a large
   skillet until browned; drain well. Add taco seasoning mix and water; simmer 5 minutes or until
   thickened. Stir in beans and cheese. Cook until smooth and well mixed. When pasta is done,
   drain well. Fill shells with beef mixture (1-2 tbsp. per shell).

2.Combine picante sauce and tomato sauce in a saucepan. Cook until heated, stirring occasionally.

3.Preheat oven to 350° F. Spread 1/2 cup sauce over the bottom of a 9 x 13-inch baking pan that has
   been coated with cooking spray. Place filled shells side by side on top of sauce; pour remaining sauce
   evenly over shells. Sprinkle with olives. Cover with aluminum foil; bake 35 to 40 minutes or until thoroughly
   heated. Sprinkle with green onions. Cover and let stand 5 minutes before serving. Serve immediately.

4.Garnish as desired.

Daily Value for:
Vitamin A 30%; Vitamin C 25%; Calcium 20%; Iron 30%; Dietary Fiber 22%; Calories from Fat 22%



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