This hearty appetite satisfying dinner will have your family asking for “more”!

1-1/2 cups small shells pasta, uncooked
2 pounds lean ground beef
3/4 cup chopped onion
3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
1 (14 ounce) jar pizza sauce
1 cup beef broth
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
Salt & Pepper (to taste)
1 (4 ounce) can mushroom pieces & stems
2 (2.25 ounce each) cans sliced ripe olives
1 (11 ounce) can Mexicorn
1 (15.5 ounce) can chili hot beans
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions using minimum cook time; drain. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium-high heat cook the ground beef, onion and green pepper until the meat is no longer pink and the vegetables are tender; drain.

2. Add the remaining ingredients in the order listed stirring to blend; pour into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.

3. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 25 to 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Makes 8 to 10 servings.


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