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Cheese Stuffed Shells

Classic cheese stuffed shells in a tasty chunky tomato sauce. These shells make an excellent holiday buffet dish
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: beef, Comfort Foods, Everyday Meals, pasta
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: beef, mozzarella, pasta
Servings: 4 -6
Calories: 808kcal

Ingredients

  • 32 oz ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley -OR- 2 tbs dry
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 8 oz large shells pasta cooked per package directions
  • 4 cups chunky Italian pasta sauce
  • Extra Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spread about 1 cup of sauce in the bottom of a 13 x 9-inch pan
  • Mix all ingredients, except for the cooked pasta and sauce, in a large bowl.
  • Fill shells with cheese stuffing mixture and place in prepared pan.
  • Pour remaining sauce over the filled shells. Top with extra Parmesan cheese, if desired.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 45-60 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 808kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 225mg | Sodium: 2364mg | Potassium: 1248mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 2748IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 741mg | Iron: 5mg