Tacos in Pasta Shells
  • 1 1/4 pounds ground beef
  • 1 3 ounce package cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 18 jumbo pasta shells
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup taco sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups tortilla chips, crushed
  • 1 cup sour cream
  1. In a large skillet, brown beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add cream cheese, salt and chili powder; mix and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 3-10 minutes or until al dente; drain. Toss cooked shells in butter
  3. Preheat over to 350 degrees
  4. Fill shells with beef mixture and arrange in a 9x13" baking dish; pourtaco sauce over shells. Cover with foil and bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes.
  5. Remove dish from oven and top with cheese and tortilla chips; return dish to oven to cook for 15 minutes more.
  6. Top with sour cream and chopped green onions; serve