Mexican Stuffed Shells Recipe

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Mexican Stuffed Shells
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  1. Brown ground beef and drain.
  2. Add seasoning, water,onion, and 1/2 cup of salsa and 1/4 cup cheese.
  3. Mix together remaining salsa, tomato sauce,and chili powder.
  4. Spread a thin layer of sauce on the bottom of a 9 x 12 baking pan.
  5. Fill each shell with the ground beef mixture and place in pan.
  6. Pour remaining sauce on top. Sprinkle on the rest of the cheese on top and garnish with green onion. Cover and freeze at this point.
  7. Defrost overnight and bake at 350°F for 30 minutes. (Cook from frozen for 2 hours at 300°F).
  8. If desired sprinkle additional cheese on top after baking and return to oven for 5 minutes longer or until cheese melts.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 391.96 Kcal (1641 kJ)
Calories from fat 151.14 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.79g 26%
Cholesterol 64.6mg 22%
Sodium 2717.43mg 113%
Potassium 853.56mg 18%
Total Carbs 38.81g 13%
Sugars 16.17g 65%
Dietary Fiber 4.68g 19%
Protein 22.02g 44%
Vitamin C 11.3mg 19%
Iron 3.1mg 17%
Calcium 188.7mg 19%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 118.87 Kcal (498 kJ)
Calories from fat 45.84 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.09g 26%
Cholesterol 19.59mg 22%
Sodium 824.13mg 113%
Potassium 258.86mg 18%
Total Carbs 11.77g 13%
Sugars 4.9g 65%
Dietary Fiber 1.42g 19%
Protein 6.68g 44%
Vitamin C 3.4mg 19%
Iron 0.9mg 17%
Calcium 57.2mg 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.4
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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