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Three Cheese Beef Pasta Shells

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24 ea Uncooked jumbo pasta shells
1 pound Ground beef
1 jar Chunky Pasta Sauce
1/4 cup Water
1 1/2 cups Shredded 6 cheese Italian cheese Blend
1 container Chive and Onion Cream Cheese Spread (8 oz)
1/2 cup Grated Parmesan
1 ea Egg
1 tablespoon Parsley

Heat oven to 350F° . Cook and drain pasta shells as directed on package

In 10 in skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Cool slightly, about five minutes.

In large bowl, mix pasta sauce and water. Pour 1 cup of the pasta sauce mixture in bottom of ungreased 13x9 inch (3 quart) glass baking dish. In Medium bowl, mix cheese spread, 1 cup of the Italian Cheese, the Parmesan Cheese, egg and cooked ground beef. Spoon heaping tablespoon mixture into each shell. Arrange stuffed shells over sauce in baking dish. Pour remaining sauce over top, covering shells completel. Cover with Foil.

Bake 40 to 45 mins or until bubbly and cheese filling is set. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Italian cheese. Bake 10 mins longer or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with parsley.

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