Sausage Stuffed Shells

Sausage Stuffed Shells Recipe

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Samantha Bideau

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@kitchengallery

This can be slightly spicy because of the Italian Sausage. So if you have tender tummies at home, you might want to think about a different type of sausage.

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Serves:
4 servings
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

  • 12
    uncooked jumbo pasta shells
  • 2/3 lb
    bulk italian sausage
  • 2 can(s)
    (8oz) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 c
    tomato pasta
  • 1/4 c
    water
  • 2 tsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 2/3 c
    cottage cheese
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1
    egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp
    parsley
  • ·
    grated parmesan cheese

How to Make Sausage Stuffed Shells

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook pasta shells according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Set half of the sausage aside for filling.
  3. Add the tomato paste, water, brown sugar, and Italian seasoning to remaining sausage. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain pasta.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the cottage cheese, 1 c. mozzarella, egg, parsley, and reserved sausage. Stuff into shells.
  5. Spread 1/2 c. meat sauce into an ungreased shallow 2 quart baking dish. Arrange stuffed shells in dish; drizzle with remaining mozzarella and parmesan. Bake uncovered at 350* for 25-30 minutes or until heated through.

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About Sausage Stuffed Shells

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian




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