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This pasta shells with ground beef is a delicious, hearty dish that is easy to follow. The pasta shells are stuffed with ground beef and then baked in the oven until they are cooked through.

This recipe is easy to follow and will leave you with a delicious, hearty meal.

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What are stuffed shells?

Stuffed shells are a pasta dish that is popular in many parts of the world. The shells are usually stuffed with a ground beef and cheese mixture, and then baked in the oven until they are cooked through.

This recipe is perfect for a winter meal, as it will leave you feeling warm and satisfied.

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what’s the difference between stuffed shells and manicotti?

The pasta shells used in this recipe are typically larger than the manicotti pasta, which is why they are called shells. The pasta is stuffed with ground beef and then baked in the oven until it is cooked through. Manicotti pasta is typically filled with a cheese mixture, rather than ground beef.

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Why this stuffed shells recipe is great

Pasta shells with ground beef is a great recipe for a winter meal. The pasta shells are stuffed with ground beef and then baked in the oven until they are cooked through. This recipe is perfect for a winter meal, as it will leave you feeling warm and satisfied.

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Ingredients Needed:

  • Ground beef
  • Sazon perfecta seasoning
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Pasta shells
  • Olive oil
  • Water
  • Granulated chicken broth
  • Granulated tomato broth
  • Serrano peppers
  • ½ Chopped onion
  • Rotel
  • Chopped parsley
  • Garlic powder and onion powder to taste
  • Red sazon seasoning
  • Bay leaf

How to make Pasta Shells with Ground Beef:

Step 1. Brown the ground beef in a large deep-sided skillet until cooked through. Drain excess fat. Add pepper and perfecta seasoning and stir.

Add pepper and perfecta seasoning and stir

Step 2. While the ground beef is cooking, brown the shell pasta in the oil in a separate skillet.

brown the shell pasta in the oil

Step 3. Stir the browned pasta into the cooked ground beef.

Step 4. Add the remaining ingredients into the skillet.

Add the remaining ingredients into the skillet

Step 5. cover, reduce the heat to simmer, and cook until the pasta shells are tender.

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Now, ready to serve.

Enjoy!

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What side dishes go with stuffed shells?

What side dishes go with pasta shells with ground beef? There are a number of different options that would pair well with this dish. Some good choices include:

  • Garlic bread
  • Salad
  • Steamed vegetables
  • Roasted vegetables
  • French fries

How to Reheat Stuffed Shells

If you have leftover pasta shells with ground beef, you can reheat them in the oven. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and place the pasta shells on a baking sheet. Bake them for 10-15 minutes, or until they are heated through.

You can also reheat them in the microwave – just place them in a microwave-safe dish and cook them for 2-3 minutes, or until they are hot.

How to Freeze Stuffed Shells

If you’re looking for a hearty pasta dish that can be frozen and reheated, later on, look no further than stuffed shells with ground beef.

This recipe is easy to follow and can be made ahead of time so that it’s ready to go when you need it. Simply bake the shells as directed, let them cool, and then freeze them in an airtight container. When you’re ready to eat them, just reheat them in the oven or microwave.

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Pasta Shells with Ground Beef

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 6
This pasta shells with ground beef is a delicious, hearty dish that is easy to follow. The pasta shells are stuffed with ground beef and then baked in the oven until they are cooked through.
Pasta Shells with Ground Beef
4.44 from 23 votes

Ingredients 

  • 1 ½ lb. Ground beef
  • Sazon perfecta seasoning
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 2 C. Pasta shells
  • ¼ C. Olive oil
  • 4 C. Water
  • 2 Tbsp. Granulated chicken broth
  • 4 Tbsp. Granulated tomato broth
  • 3 Diced serrano peppers
  • ½ Chopped onion
  • 1 Can Rotel
  • Chopped parsley
  • Garlic powder and onion powder to taste
  • 2 Packets Red sazon seasoning
  • 1 Bay leaf

Instructions

  • Brown the ground beef in a large deep-sided skillet until cooked through. Drain excess fat. Add pepper and perfecta seasoning and stir.
  • While the ground beef is cooking, brown the shell pasta in the oil in a separate skillet.
  • Stir the browned pasta into the cooked ground beef.
  • Add the remaining ingredients into the skillet, cover, reduce the heat to simmer, and cook until the pasta shells are tender.
  • Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 487kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 17g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 841mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g
Author: Laura

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