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Enchilada Stuffed Shells Recipe

Enchilada Stuffed Shells Recipe

"I serve this entree to my husband, my sister and her husband, and received many compliments," notes Rebecca Stout of Conroe, Texas. "My brother-in-law is a hard-to-please eater, so when he said he loved it, I was thrilled. He even took leftovers for lunch the next day.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 15 uncooked jumbo pasta shells
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 can (10 ounces) enchilada sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup fat-free refried beans
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. In a nonstick skillet, cook turkey over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in enchilada sauce and seasonings; set aside.
  • 2. Place a rounded teaspoonful of refried beans in each pasta shell, then fill with turkey mixture. Place in an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • 3. Cover and bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3 stuffed shells) equals 379 calories, 15 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 89 mg cholesterol, 591 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.