Cement Mixers Recipe

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Cement Mixers

Becky Burgess


I got this recipe from a friend of mine who is Italian. They got this name because when I made them for another friend he said they looked like cement mixers! LOL!

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8 to 10


30 Min


40 Min


1 handfu10
fresh basil leaves chopped
handful of fresh parsley chopped
handfuls of fresh baby spinach chopped
2 lb
riccota cheese
1 lb
mozarella cheese shredded
1/2 tsp
1 pinch
1 tsp
garlic powder
1 lb
large shell macaroni
2 jar(s)
28 ounce size of a good speghetti sauce or homemade sauce
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 small
diced onion
6 clove
garlic minced
1 large
green pepper chopped
1 lb
ground chuck
1 lb
italian sausage
1 lb
italian blend shredded cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

For the shells: Mix 10 chopped basil leaves, 1 handful of chopped parsley, the chopped spinach, the ricotta cheese, salt, pepper, garlic powder and the Italian blend shredded cheese together in a bowl. Set aside. Boil the shells for 4 minutes. Rinse with cold water. Stuff with above mixture so that the shells will still close. Place in a large deep baking pan.
For the sauce: Brown hamburger, sausage, onions, garlic and peppers til onions are tender, drain off excess grease. Add other herbs and sauce plus a half a jar of water. Simmer for 1 hour stirring often. Pour over shells. Top with mozarella cheese. bake 40 minutes at 375 degrees F. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.