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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★★★★★ 1 vote
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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

Step-By-Step

1Cook shells until soft; then rinse in cold water. Drain well.

2Mix all filling ingredients together and stuff shells.

3Cover 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.

4Preheat 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