Vegetarian Stuffed Shells Recipe

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Vegetarian Stuffed Shells

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


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)

About this Recipe

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