Vegetarian Stuffed Shells

Vegetarian Stuffed Shells Recipe

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Vail Bee


Came up with this on the fly. I don't eat meat so it had to "vegetarian-able" and I think the vegetarian version is way better than meaty stuffed shells.

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large pasta shells
2 c
ricotta cheese
1/2 c
chopped herbs (thyme, oregano, marjoram)
2 c
homemade (or not) tomato sauce [see my yummy tomato sauce recipe]
1 c
chopped white mushrooms
2 Tbsp
salt (to taste)
pepper (to taste)
1/2 c
grated mozzarella cheese

How to Make Vegetarian Stuffed Shells


  • 1preheat oven to 375
  • 2boil large pot of hot water, once boiled, add salt and the pasta shells cook about 20 minutes or until soft
  • 3chop herbs and mix in a bowl with ricotta and a few pinches of salt
  • 4sautee chopped mushrooms in butter, when soft, reduce heat to low and mix in tomato sauce
  • 5in a large pyrex dish, sprinkle olive oil
  • 6drain shells and spoon a heaping tablespoonfull of the ricotta mixture into the shells
  • 7arrange all 16 shells in pyrex dish and pour tomato sauce over them, sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top
  • 8cook for about 10 minutes (check at 8)

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About Vegetarian Stuffed Shells

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy