Cheese Stuffed Shells in Marinara

1
Randi Williams

By
@dharmasmommy

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

Blue Ribbon Recipe

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. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

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

How to Make Cheese Stuffed Shells in Marinara

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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Cheese Stuffed Shells in Marinara

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




Show 6 Comments & Reviews

25 Delicious Recipes For Newlyweds

25 Delicious Recipes for Newlyweds

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Now that you've done that whole marriage thing, tackling these delicious recipes shouldn't be a problem. From breakfast to dinner to dessert, these are recipes any newlywed should be able...

20 Drool-worthy Mac And Cheese Recipes

20 Drool-Worthy Mac and Cheese Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Ooey, gooey, cheesy amazingness, macaroni and cheese recipes are our guilty pleasure. Goodness, we love this creamy and yummy dish. If you’re a mac & cheese lover like we are,...

Restaurant Favorite Pasta Recipes You Can Make At Home

Restaurant Favorite Pasta Recipes You Can Make at Home

Kitchen Crew

There is an Italian restaurant in my neighborhood that I absolutely love. When it first opened, I became a regular. Maybe too regular... After one meal I realized that I...