Stuffed Shells

Stuffed Shells

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LoriAnn Poland

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Stuffed Shells

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.

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About Stuffed Shells

Course/Dish: Beef
Regional Style: Italian



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