italian 3-cheese stuffed shells

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By donna clark
from salt lake city, UT

stuffed pasta shells have never been as good as these, thay are filled with three types of cheese and zesty Italian flavors.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For italian 3-cheese stuffed shells

  • 1 lb
    ground ground chuck
  • 1 c
    onion chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlc , minced
  • 2 c
    hot water
  • 1 can
    ( 12 oz ) tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp
    instane beef bouillon granules
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1
    ( 16 oz ) container cottage cheese
  • 1 pkg
    ( 8 oz ) shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1
    egg beaten
  • 24
    jumbo pasta shells, cooked and drained
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How To Make italian 3-cheese stuffed shells

  • 1
    Cook beef, onion and garlic in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring beef until crumbles and is no longer pink, drain. Stir in water, tomato paste, bouillon, and oregano, simmer over medium heat about 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Stir in the cottage cheese, and one cup mozzarella, Parmesan cheese and egg in a medium bowl, mix well. Stuff shells with cheese mixture, arrange in a greased 13x9" baking pan. Pour beef mixture over shells. cover and bake at 350 degrees fo 40 -45 minutes. Uncover and sprinkle with remaning mozzarella cheese. Bake 5 minutes more until cheese melts.

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