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Mexican Shells and Cheese Recipe

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Added: Thursday, June 14, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
7 oz small shell pasta uncooked
3 tablespoon butter
3 tablespoons flour
2 cups milk
1/3 cup chopped green onions
1 (4.5 oz) can chopped green chiles
1 tablespoon taco seasoning mix
2 cups Mexican cheese blend

Topping:
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 tablespoon taco seasoning mix
1 cup bread crumbs

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 375.

Spray 8 inch baking dish with cooking spray.

Cook pasta to desired doneness; drain; cover to keep warm.

Meanwhile, melt 3 tablespoons butter in saucepan. Add flour; cook and stir 1-2 minutes. Gradually add milk until mixture boils and thickens. Add onions, chiles and 1 tablespoon taco seasoning; mix well. Remove from heat.

Add cooked pasta; toss to coat. Spread 1/2 of pasta mixture evenly in bottom of sprayed baking dish. Top with 1/2 of cheese. Repeat layers.

In small bowl, combine all topping ingredients; mix well. Sprinkle over top of casserole.

Bake at 375 for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
35 minutes

 

 

 

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