Roman Holiday

Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal


A dear friend of mine shared her recipe for roman holiday. I never heard of it before but now i make it all the time. I changed the recipe a bit. She srves hers with a side of meatballs, My version has ground beef right in for a easy one pot meal.


★★★★★ 4 votes

15 Min
40 Min
Convection Oven


  • 1 box
    16oz small to med shells
  • 1
    pound ground beef
  • 2-3 c
    fav marinara
  • 2 c
    ricotta cheese
  • 1 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 2 c
    mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 c
    each chopped onions &green pepper
  • 1

How to Make Roman Holiday


  1. Cook ground beef w/onions & peppers, drain and add your sauce to mixture. Save a little sauce for topping.
    Parboil pasta eldente. Add to meat sauce.
  2. mix ricotta with one egg s&p and 1/2 cup parm.
    Start layer like lasagna.
    Start with sprayed baking pan, first pasta, then ricotta then mozz. Prolly about two-3 layers.
    Top with some extra sauce Mozz and parm.
  3. Bake uncover in 350 oven for 30 min.

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About Roman Holiday

Course/Dish: Beef Pasta
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cheese #shells

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