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Fajita Stuffed Shells

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Ingredients
  Lime juice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Oregano leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon, dried
  Ground cumin 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Round steak/Flank steak 6 Ounce
  Green bell pepper 1 Medium, cut
  Onion 1 Medium, cut
  Pasta shells 6 Ounce
  Reduced fat sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Cilantro 1 Tablespoon, minced
  Chunky salsa 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Leaf lettuce 2 Cup (32 tbs), shredded
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a non-metallic dish, combine lime juice, oregano, garlic, and cumin and then add onion, bell pepper, and steak.
2) Cover the mixture and leave it overnight to marinate.
3) Preheat oven to 350 degree.

MAKING
4) Cook pasta shells as per package directions without salt, drain, and keep aside.
5) Grill the steak and the vegetables over medium hot coals for 3 - 4 minutes until tender.
6) Slice the steak into pieces and chop the vegetables.
7) Take a bowl and arrange the vegetables and steak and then whisk in sour cream, cheddar cheese, and cilantro.
8) Fill the pasta shells evenly with the steak mixture.
9) Take an 8-inch baking dish and pour the salsa over filled shells.
10) Cover the baking dish with a foil and bake for 15 minutes or until done.

SERVING
11) On a serving platter arrange the lettuce leaves and serve the stuffed shells.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Beef
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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