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Jessica Cribbs

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Burbank Mom

Carnitas Stuffed Shells

Carnitas & Arroz with vegetables

Pasta shells stuffed with carnitas and cream cheese, baked on a layer of salsa and covered with taco sauce and cheese. Served on a bed of rice.

Serves 5

20 Minutes

25 Minutes

  • Stuffed Shells:
  • 1 package Del Real Carnitas
  • 1 package Del Real Arroz
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1 box large pasta shells
  • 6 oz cream cheese
  • 1 bottle taco sauce, red
  • 2 cups Mexican seasoned cheese
  • Toppings (optional)
  • Guacamole (Avocado & salt, pepper, garlic powder & lime juice)
  • Cilantro
  • Jalapenos
  • Diced tomatoes

Cook pasta shells as directed on package, Rinse with cold water and set aside until ready to fill will carnitas mixture. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Line bottom of 9x13 glass pan with salsa. Prepare Del Real Carnitas as directed on container in microwave. When hot, mix with the cream cheese until melted and fill shells. Place filled shells in the pan in single row and cover with red taco sauce. Top with cheese and bake uncovered in oven for 25-30 minutes, until cheese is melted. Prepare Del Real Arroz and place cooked shells on bed of rice. Top with your favorite stuff! (We love fresh made guacamole, cilantro, tomatoes & jalepenos!) Enjoy!