Meat-Filled Jumbo Shells

susan simons


These are a hit with our family and friends, they are a little time consuming to put together but so good when your done.

★★★★★ 2 votes


12 oz
jumbo shells, uncooked
1 lb
ground beef
1 lb
italian sausage
1/2 c
garlic and herb dry bread crumbs
1/2 c
onion, finely chopped
1 Tbsp
dried parsely flakes
2 c
mozzarella cheese shredded
2 tsp
italian seasoning
1/2 tsp
adobo seasoning
1/2 c
parmesan cheese
3 c
hunts zesty and spicy spaghetti sauce

How to Make Meat-Filled Jumbo Shells


  • 1Heat oven to 375 degrees. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
  • 2Meanwhile in a large skillet, cook meat and onion until meat is thoroughly cooked and onion is tender; drain. In a large bowl, stir together meat mixture, mozzarella cheese, 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, eggs, bread crumbs, parsely, italian seasoning and adobo seasoning.
  • 3In a 13x9x2 inch baking dish, spread 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce. Fill each cooked shell with 1-1/2 level tablespoons meat filling; layer one half filled shells in prepared dish. Spread 1 1/4 cup spaghetti sauce evenly over shells; layer remaining filled shells over sauce. Spread remaining spagehtti sauce over shells; sprinkle with remaining parmesan cheese. Cover with foil; bake 40 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
  • 4Serve with cesar salad and garlic bread.

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About Meat-Filled Jumbo Shells

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta
Regional Style: Italian