Sunday, August 8, 2010

Creamy Taco Stuffed Shells

Just tried this recipe and it is so good!

1 1/4 lbs lean ground beef
6 0z cream cheese
1 t salt
1 t chili powder
18 jumbo pasta shells
2 T butter
1 cup taco sauce (I used Taco Bell Mild)
1-2 cups shredded cheese
1/2 cup chopped onions
1 cup crushed tortilla chips
sour cream to top

Boil your pasta shells, rinse and toss in butter, set aside. In skillet brown ground beef with the onion, add cream cheese, salt and chili powder to ground beef. Simmer for 5 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Fill pasta shells with beef mixture arrange in baking dish. Pour taco sauce over top and cover with tinfoil. Bake for 15 minutes. Uncover and top with cheese and crushed up tortilla chips, cook for another 10 minutes longer.
Top with sour cream.

Ham and Cheese Sliders

12 good white dinner rolls/slider rolls
12 pieces good honey ham
12 small slices provolone cheese
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup miracle whip

1 T poppyseeds
1 1/2 T yellow mustard
1/2 stick butter, melted
1 T minced onion
1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise and miracle whip. Spread onto both sides of the center of each roll. Place a slice of ham and a slice of Swiss inside of each roll. Close rolls and place them into a large baking dish or heavy cookie sheet. Place very close together.

Whisk together all of the poppy seed sauce ingredients. Pour evenly over all of the sandwiches. Let sit 10 minutes or until butter sets slightly. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Uncover and cook for 2 additional minutes. Serve warm.