Stuffed Shells

Stuffed Shells Recipe

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 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

How to Make Stuffed Shells

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.

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About Stuffed Shells

Course/Dish: Beef
Regional Style: Italian