Stuffed Shells Recipe

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Stuffed Shells

LoriAnn Poland

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@lobolori

Best if made about mid-morning and left to simmer. It is a little work, but what a result! A long time family favorite, everyone always shows up for dinner.


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Serves:

6 to 8 servings

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

3 Hr

Ingredients

FILLING FOR SHELLS:

2 pkg
large pasta shells
4 lb
ricotta cheese
1 1/2 lb
mozzarella cheese, grated
1/2 lb
fresh parmesan, grated
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
granulated garlic powder
1 tsp
nutmeg
3 tsp
fresh italian parsley, chopped
3
large eggs

SAUCE:

olive oil
4 clove
garlic
1/2 c
onion
1 qt
tomatoes
1 can(s)
tomato paste
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
black pepper
2 tsp
basil
1 tsp
oregano

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook shells until soft; then rinse in cold water. Drain well.
2
Mix all filling ingredients together and stuff shells.
3
Cover bottom of pot with oil, minced garlic, and chopped onion until everything has browned.
Add tomato sauce, salt, pepper,and herbs. Simmer 3 hours. Stir often. Add water, if too thick.
4
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Prepared baking pan with non stick spray, then coat bottom with sauce. Place stuffed shells in a single layer and ladle over sauce. Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees to heat through. Serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Regional Style: Italian