Cheese Stuffed Shells in Marinara

Randi Williams

By
@dharmasmommy

If you don't like marinara sauce, a nice cream sauce or traditional pasta sauce will suffice.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
If it's got tons o' cheese, chances are I'm going to like it! Indeed, I LOVE these. Simple as they are, they pack one big flavor punch. I add a little garlic to the cheese when I make 'em, but season to your liking.

Ingredients

12
jumbo pasta shells (cooked/towel dried)
4 oz
mozzarella cheese, low-fat (shredded)
8 oz
ricotta cheese, part-skim
2 oz
parmesan cheese, fat-free (grated)
1 large
egg
1/4 tsp
ground black pepper
15 oz
marinara sauce

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2
Combine 3 ounces of mozzarella, all of the ricotta and Parmesan, egg and pepper in a medium bowl.
3
Stuff each shell with cheese mix.
4
Place in ungreased 2 quart rectangular baking dish.
5
Pour sauce over shells.
6
Bake for 25 minutes or until sauce bubbles.
7
Top with remaining mozzarella.
8
Bake for an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Italian
Collection: Perfect Pastas