Cheese Stuffed Shells in Marinara

Randi Williams


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

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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


★★★★★ 4 votes

15 Min
35 Min


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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
1/4 tsp
ground black pepper
15 oz
marinara sauce

How to Make Cheese Stuffed Shells in Marinara


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

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About Cheese Stuffed Shells in Marinara

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

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