Author: Lynette Rice
Prep time: 30 mins
Cook time: 1 hour
Total time: 1 hour 30 mins
  • 18 oz Jumbo Shells (I had to buy two boxes and use 1½ of the shells.)
  • 2 lbs ground beef, cooked and drained
  • 2 packages of taco seasoning
  • 2 Cups water
  • 3 (16 oz) cans of refried beans
  • 2 Cups cheddar cheese
  • 2 (16 oz) jars of salsa (I used one medium and one mild.)
  • 3 roma tomatoes
  • ¾ Cup sliced green onions
  1. Brown and cook the ground beef. Drain.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to boil and cook the noodles. Drain.
  3. In a mixing bowl combine the cooked ground beef, water, refried beans, taco seasoning and 1½ cups of cheese.
  4. Stuff the pasta shells with the mixture filling three pans.
  5. Top with remaining cheese, tomatoes and onions.
  6. Bake in a 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for 1 hour.
  7. If freezing, let thaw before cooking.
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