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Meat & Cheese Stuffed Shells
cooked per package directions, cooled
Quick Chunky Tomato Sauce
lean ground beef
diced small (1/4-inch dice)
grated parmesan -OR- Romano cheese
finely chopped onion
chopped fresh parsley -OR- 2 tbs dried parsley
Extra parmesan cheese for topping
shredded mozzarella for topping
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Pour about 1/4 cup of the sauce in the bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
Mix all filling ingredients in a large bowl. Divide into 24 equal portions (should be about the size of a ping pong ball)
Stuff the shells tightly with the portions of meat filling. Place the filled shells in the prepared pan.
Top with remaining sauce, then sprinkle the extra parmesan cheese and shredded mozzarella on top.
Cover with foil and bake for 60-75 minutes.
A large jar of prepared chunky pasta sauce may be substituted.
If you make my sauce recipe, add an 8 oz can of tomato sauce, if desired, to extend sauce quantity.