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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  • 16
    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


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

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