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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 15
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 166.6
  • Total Fat: 1.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 17.0 mg
  • Sodium: 698.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 16.4 g

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Stuffed Mexican Shells

Submitted by: BONFIRE8171
Stuffed Mexican Shells

Introduction

Carly Rules...My coworker had an awesome recipe that I wanted to try...but of course had to change it up to lower the fat...since I gain 5 pounds just LOOKING at food...
These work out to be 1.5 WW point per shell or 3 points per serving (2 shells).
Carly Rules...My coworker had an awesome recipe that I wanted to try...but of course had to change it up to lower the fat...since I gain 5 pounds just LOOKING at food...
These work out to be 1.5 WW point per shell or 3 points per serving (2 shells).

Number of Servings: 15

Ingredients

    1/2 onion chopped
    1 tbs minced garlic
    1 20 oz pkg Jennie O extra lean ground turkey breast
    1 8 oz pkg fat free cream cheese
    2 cans Rotel tomatoes (lime and cilantro)
    2 cans Old El paso Green Enchelada sauce
    1 pkg Jumbo Pasta shells ( I used Barilla)
    1 pkg taco seasoning
    1 tsp ground cumin (optional)
    1 tsp ground corriander (optional)
    1 tsp cajun seasoning (optional)
    1 pkg Kraft Fat Free Shredded Cheddar

Directions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Get large pot of water to rolling boil and add shells. While shells are cooking, spray skillet with a bit of no fat cooking spray and add chopped onions and garlic. Cook for a bit until starting to soften, then add ground turkey, and optional spices if you have them. Cook through until no longer pink then add 1 whole can Rotel with juice, drain second can well and add to pan. Add Taco seasoning and bring to a rolling boil. Add cream cheese and stir until melted and well blended. Turn filling off. When shells done cooking, remove from heat and rinse under cold water until ok to handle. Add half a can of enchelada sauce to bottom of 9x13 pan. Fill shells ( I could only fit 30 into my casserole) with turkey mixture and place in casserole. Top shells with remaining can and a half of enchilada sauce. Then top with cheese. Cover with foil and bake about 25 min until heated through and cheese melted.

Number of Servings: 15

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BONFIRE8171.






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  • Incredible!
    3 of 6 people found this review helpful
    i am going to add them to my food planer they look so good and are a change form the old mexican food that i make.. - 8/14/10

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Loved this! But did my own version, 2 cans of canned chicken & red enchilada sauce. So easy! - 10/12/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The rotel caused it to be a little spicy. Recipe could have been shortened by using salsa instead of canned tomatoes and chopping onions etc. Made a ton! Good flavor! - 11/2/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The whole family loved it and that hardly ever happens! - 4/6/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    SO GOOD AND WEIGHT WATCHER FRIENDLY - 9/4/10

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  • Holy Moly, these were delicious!!! We are some pansies when it comes to spiciness, so next time I think I'll only use 1 can of Rotel, plus one can of regular diced tomatoes. These are brilliant. Makes a HUGE batch, I had leftovers for lunch for a few days. - 1/25/14

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  • This recipe is incredible. We thoroughly enjoyed it. I used 2 pounds of turkey and it was plenty to make an extra 8x8 pan. I will be trying this with chicken. yum - 1/5/14

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  • The filling was a bit too moist to stay in the shells very well. Taste great though! Super easy to make. - 4/10/13

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  • I will make again!!!! - 4/9/13

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  • Excellent! I plan on making this again for sure. - 2/21/13

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  • My family rates my meals when I make a new dish. They gave this meal a 10 (out of 10)!!! I have never gotten a consensus of 10 on any meal!!! - 7/25/12

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  • A family member actually gave this recipe to me, and they are absolutely delicious. We like things a little spicy so we use hot taco seasoning and the optional spices to kick it up a notch. So glad somebody else figured the calories for me! :D Thanks! - 5/14/12

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  • Love it, had to use red enchilada sauce, but great meal! - 1/21/12

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  • We LOVE LOVE LOVE this recipe!!! - 9/17/11

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  • Made this tonight. Turned out great! - 7/25/11

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  • This is a great meal! It makes so much! I was able to make about 30 shells and had extra shells still. It really is easy to prep and make and it comes out really tasty. I hope to add this recipe to a future potluck choice. Give it a try! - 7/21/11

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  • This was wonderful, I used ground chicken instead of Turkey. Family loved it! - 7/19/11

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  • I use the regular Rotel tomatoes instead of the lime and cilantro variety and use the lower sodium taco seasoning. This is an amazing recipe!! - 5/27/11

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  • Sounds wonderful.
    Will try as soon as I purchase shells. - 5/10/11

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  • What is considered a serving? How many cups? - 3/9/11

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  • I HAVEN'T MADE IT YET, BUT IT SOUNDS SO GOOD. I'M MAKING IT FOR DINNER TONIGHT FOR FAT TUESDAY. FOUND A RECIPE FOR MAKING MY OWN ENCHILADA SAUCE (RED) & AM GOING TO TRY THAT. CAN'T WAIT. I'M ALREADY SALIVATING. THANKS FOR SHARING. - 3/8/11

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  • This was very good and it' hard to believe that it was low calorie. Spicy and lots of taste. - 2/7/11

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  • OMG so good. Everyone raved. Very filling. I only needed two shells with a vegetable side. - 1/23/11

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  • We made it with 2 chicken breasts and red sauce instead of green. It was so great!! And sooo easy!! - 1/19/11

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  • Just made this tonight. It was so easy and SO good! Loved the low calories yet it was so filling. Definately will make again! Thanks for sharing! - 1/18/11

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