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slow cooker beef-stuffed shells

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

Talk about your comfort foods! This recipe is just what the doctor ordered after a long day at work--to come home to this tasty meal in the slow cooker. Recipe: Photo:

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 7 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For slow cooker beef-stuffed shells

  • 18
    jumbo pasta shells
  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 c
    shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 c
    italian seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp
    parsley flakes
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 2 jar
    (15.5 oz.ea.) meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese

How To Make slow cooker beef-stuffed shells

  • 1
    Cook the pasta shells according to package directions, just until tender; drain.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, brown beef, onion, and garlic in a large skillet; drain. Add Mozzarella, bread crumbs, parsley, and egg.
  • 3
    Stuff shells and set aside. Pour 1 jar of sauce into the slow cooker. Arrange stuffed shells on top of sauce.
  • 4
    Top shells with the other jar of sauce and the Parmesan cheese. Cover and cook on low heat for 5 to 7 hours