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Cheesy Taco Stuffed Shells made with jumbo pasta shells, salsa, cheese and taco meat are the perfect EASY weeknight meal that you can prepare ahead of time too!

Taco Stuffed Shells

Taco Stuffed Shells made with jumbo pasta shells, salsa, cheese and taco meat are the perfect EASY weeknight meal that you can prepare ahead of time too!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Cheesy Taco Stuffed Shells
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 497 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder

Ingredients

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

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook the pasta shells in a pot according to the directions on the box and drain.

  3. Add the ground beef to the pot and brown well.

  4. Drain the fat.
  5. Add the taco seasoning and water, stir and cook until water is gone.
  6. Stir in 1 cup salsa and 3/4 cup cheese.
  7. Scoop into the jumbo pasta shells and top with the remaining salsa and cheese.
  8. Bake in a covered pan for 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Taco Stuffed Shells
Amount Per Serving
Calories 497 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 644mg 27%
Potassium 534mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 47g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 26g 52%
Vitamin A 10.3%
Vitamin C 1.5%
Calcium 18.1%
Iron 14.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.