Creamy Beef and Shells

This quick and easy beef and shell pasta dinner combines this delicious ground beef with lots of cheese and a tender pasta crust! It’s a family favorite dinner that can be on the table in just 20 minutes from start to finish!


°9 oz medium shells

°1 tablespoon olive oil (extra virgin)

°½ cup white onion (diced or use yellow onion)

°Half a tablespoon of garlic (chopped)

°1 pound lean ground beef

°All-purpose flour cup

°1 tsp Italian seasoning

°½ teaspoon salt and pepper (to taste)

°1/2 cup beef broth

°15 oz of tomato sauce

°4 ounces cream cheese (soft, cubed)

°2 cups cheddar cheese (grated)

* instructions

In a large saucepan of salted water, cook pasta crusts until soft (firm to bite).Usually, 12 minutes less than packaging instructions.

8 oz medium sized shellsHeat a large skillet or non-stick frying pan with olive oil over medium-high heat. Once the oil starts shimmering, add the chopped onion and minced garlic. Fry them until translucent and soft, about 3-4 minutes.

1 tablespoon olive oil, ½ cup white onion, ½ tablespoon garlicAdding ground beef & cooking to brown, breaking up meat as it cooks. Once the burger turns brown, add the flour, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper and toss with the ground beef.

1 pound lean ground beef, 12 cups all-purpose flour, 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning, 12 teaspoons each, salt and pepperSlowly add meat broth and tomato sauce, then bring to a boil over low heat. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, as the sauce thickens.

2 cups beef broth, 15 oz tomato sauce

Enjoy !

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