Seashell Supper Recipe -
Seashell Supper Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Seashell Supper

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"My mom made this as a throw together meal when I was a kid She was surprised when, as an adult, I served it 'outside the family'. It's a wonderful kid-pleaser, and very easy to make. A meal in itself! Although, cornbread on the side is a great touch. Even the leftovers are delicious, warmed or cold. I often find myself with a fork digging into the leftover bowl right out of the fridge:)"

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    40 mins


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the seashells, and cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Drain.
  2. Place bacon in a large deep skillet over medium-high heat. Cook until evenly browned, stirring occasionally. Drain off most of the fat, and add the onion to the skillet. Cook and stir until transparent. Stir in the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce and water, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and simmer for about 10 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened to your liking. Serve sauce over pasta.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 26, 2005

I added a can of corn to this and I precooked the pasta before mixing it in. I also precooked the bacon and drained it then added it crumbled to the ground beef mixture while it was cooking. This rated high with my family.

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 17, 2007

Good, in a pinch for something to make, however the flavor was just okay. I added some garlic and that seemed to help.


32 Ratings

Apr 09, 2006

This is a great, easy recipe. I had a little spicy bulk sausage in the fridge so I browned that with the onion and used canned tomatoes with jalapenos, nice kick! This has become a weekly dish in our home.

Apr 12, 2006

I serve this dish at least once a week. I never have leftovers. I love it.

Mar 21, 2005

i think this is a great meal!!! Kim, you must be a great cook to have a meal this good!! Boy, can i come to your house for dinner? :) elge

Jul 21, 2006

I made this dish once before exactly as it was written, but my husband and I were not super impressed - it tasted quite watery and a little bland. However, I made it tonight with a few changes - I left out the water completely, I used a 28oz. can of diced tomatoes with the juice, and a 14 oz. can of tomato sauce. It was delicious!!

Jul 12, 2006

This was very good. Reminded me of the "spanish rice" my mother used to make back in the 50's. I divided it since I cook for just myself, but still have alot of leftovers. I would use less water - maybe just the juice from the can of diced tomatoes as it seemed like I cooked it down simply to get rid of that excess moisture. I sprinkled some shredded parmesan cheese on the top of my serving - very good. Served with a side salad this was easy, filling and good.

Jul 11, 2006

Great, simple and nutritious (especially if you choose your bacon carefully!). I didn't add the 2.5 cups water...found it unnecessary. I added a can of drained kidney beans for flavour and to boost the nutritional value. It was yummy...the kids loved it.


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  • Calories
  • 335 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 47.1 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 9.2 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 3.4 g
  • 14%
  • Protein
  • 15.8 g
  • 32%
  • Sodium
  • 779 mg
  • 31%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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