Beef Fiesta Shells
A Mexican meal on the healthy side.
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 35 minutes
Servings: Serves 6
1 lb. ground round beef
1 small white onion, chopped
1 small can chopped green chilies
1 cup grated, reduced fat, cheddar cheese
1 jar (12 ounces) picante sauce (mild or medium)
1 small can tomato sauce
1 small can french fried onion rings, divided
18 large pasta shells (stuffable kind)
Cook pasta shells according to directions. Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a bowl, combine tomato sauce, picante sauce and one cup of water. Set
Brown meat with onions, salt and pepper. Add green chilies, 1/2-cup of
cheese, half a can of onion rings and ½ cup of prepared sauce.
Stuff shells with meat mixture. Pour remaining sauce over shells. Bake
uncovered for 30 minutes.
Sprinkle remaining onion rings and cheese over the top. Bake for 5 minutes,
or until cheese is bubbly.