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Nacho Stuffed Shells

30 min
35 min
A delicious Mexican twist on an Italian Favorite.


Uncooked jumbo shells

20 shell(s)

Canned tomato puree

15 oz

Fat free salsa

1¼ cup(s)

Garlic powder

½ tsp

Reduced sodium taco seasoning

2 Tbsp


½ cup(s)

WW Reduced-fat whipped cream cheese spread

¼ cup(s)

Fat free canned refried beans

16 oz

Canned diced green chiles

4 oz

Weight Watchers Reduced fat Mexican style shredded cheese



2 Tbsp, chopped (optional)

Fat free sour cream

¼ cup(s), (optional)

Uncooked extra lean ground turkey breast

½ pound(s)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. In large bowl, stir together tomato puree, salsa and garlic powder. Spread 3/4 cup sauce mixture in bottom of a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan. Reserve remaining sauce.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Rinse with cold water and drain.
  4. Cook turkey in a large skillet sprayed with cooking spray, over medium heat, breaking pieces up until turkey is no longer pink. Stir in taco seasoning, water and cream cheese, stirring until cream cheese is melted; simmer until thickened. Stir in refried beans and green chilies.
  5. Fill shells with bean mixture, using 2 tablespoons filling per shell. Place filled shells in prepared baking dish, top with remaining sauce.
  6. Cover with foil and bake 30 minutes; sprinkle with cheese and cilantro, if desired. Uncover and bake 5 to 10 more minutes.
  7. Serve topped with cilantro and sour cream (optional). Enjoy!