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At the tasting table, this delicious recipe was our hands-down favorite over a boxed hamburger meal.

Recipe by Southern Living February 2009

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
18 mins
total:
28 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare shells and cheese according to package directions.

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  • Meanwhile, brown beef in a 12-inch (2 1/2-inch-deep) nonstick skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat, stirring often, 8 minutes or until no longer pink; drain and rinse under hot running water. Return beef to skillet; stir in chili powder, cumin, and salt. Cook 2 minutes. Add beans, tomatoes, and 1/4 cup water. Cook 5 to 8 minutes or until most of liquid has evaporated.

  • Stir prepared pasta into beef mixture, and sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley. Serve immediately.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used Velveeta Shells & Cheese Original and Delmonte Diced Tomatoes with Zesty Mild Green Chilies.

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