1 lb ground turkey, ground beef or ground turkey (browned and drained of grease)
3/4 cup diced green bell pepper
2 cups salsa (mild, medium, or hot)
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp chili powder
1 (14 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 (14 oz) can petite diced tomatoes
1 (4 oz) can diced green chiles
1 (8 oz) package of cream cheese, cut into cubes
2 cups shredded cheese (cheddar or whatever kind you like)
2 cups dry medium shells
1. Combine meat, green pepper, salsa, cumin, chili powder, black beans, tomatoes, green chiles in slow cooker.
2. Cover and cook on LOW for about 4 hours. Give a little stir and add in the cream cheese. Cover and let the cream cheese melt a bit.
3. While cream cheese is melting, boil the noodles and cook until al dente. Drain off water and add to the slow cooker. Fold the shells in and top with grated cheese.
4. Turn to high and cook for about 10 minutes until cheese is melted. Serve and enjoy!