Taco Stuffed Shells
1 package (12 ounces) jumbo pasta shells
1 pound ground beef
1 package (1 1/4 ounces) taco seasoning mix
1 3/4 cups salsa, divided
2 cups (8 ounces) Mexican-spiced shredded cheese, divided
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 13- by 9-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
Cook shells according to package directions; drain and set aside.
Crumble beef into a large skillet. Cook and stir over medium heat 5 minutes or
until no longer pink; pour off drippings. Stir in taco mix and 3/4 cup salsa;
simmer 2 minutes. Remove skillet from heat.
Stir 1 cup cheese into beef mixture. Fill each shell with 1 tablespoon of the
mixture. Place shells in the baking dish. Spoon remaining salsa over shells; top
with remaining cheese. Cover dish with foil; bake 30 minutes or until hot and
cheese is melted.
Makes 6 servings.
Approximate values per serving: 435 calories, 23 g fat, 80 mg cholesterol, 28 g
protein, 28 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 1,040 mg sodium, 48 percent calories