Tr y a new twist with Cheesy Taco Pasta. Increase cheese to 2 cups ounces) shredded Monterey Jack to meet requirements. With bit of a cheese boost, this recipe makes 12 portions ounces meat/meat alternate + 1 bread/grain serving) for the CACFP.
Cook ground beef with taco seasoning. Add 4 oz cream cheese. Blend well. Set aside and allow to fully cool. Cook the pasta shells. Pour salsa in the bottom of a 9x13 baking dish. Stuff each shell with the meat mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Sprinkle crushed chips and shredded cheese on top. Cook for about 15 more minutes.