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Taco Stuffed Shells

Taco Stuffed Shells

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 6


  • 1 lb Jumbo Shells
  • 2 lb Ground Beef
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • ½ White Onion diced
  • 1 4oz can Green Chilies diced
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 3 cups Cheddar Cheese shredded
  • ½ cup Taco Sauce
  • 1 cup Sour Cream

For Salsa

  • 2 Roma tomatoes diced
  • 1 Jalapeno diced
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced
  • ½ White Onion diced
  • 1 cup Cilantro diced
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 3 tbsp Lime Juice


  • Prepare all of the ingredients. Preheat oven to 400deg. Start water boiling for pasta.
  • In a bowl, combine all ingredients for the Salsa. Place in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • In a large saute pan over medium high heat, add oil, garlic and onions. Cook for 3 minutes then add green chilies, cumin, chili powder and ground beef. Cook until no longer pink (8-10 minutes). Remove from heat and stir in half of cheese.
  • Add shells to water once it in boiling. Cook as directed on the package. Drain in colander and rinse with cool water to arrest cooking process.
  • Being filling each shell with a portion of the ground beef mixture and lining them up in a 13x9 baking dish (coat bottom with cooking spray). Once all shells are full, cover with remaining cheese and place in oven for 20 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, combine sour cream and taco sauce.
  • Serve shells with a drizzle of sour cream mixture and a spoonful of salsa on top.
Keyword beef, ground beef, Pasta, stuffed shells, taco, tacos
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