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This is a family favourite that I tweaked to personalize. I like to use fresh basil for a sharper flavour. Everyone always comes back for seconds and sometimes thirds! Comfort food that is healthy and meatless.
"This was my first time ever making stuffed shells for my fiancé, this recipe was so easy to follow and was absolutely delicious! He even went back for seconds, which is the biggest compliment he can give! Awesome recipe"- Dfn05001
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Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Cook shells according to package directions until Al Dente ( approximately 10 minutes). Immerse shells in cold water to cool and place on paper towel to dry.
Meanwhile, heat the butter in a large pan over medium heat and saute onion, garlic, peppers and mushroom until tender. Place in a bowl and allow to cool to room temperature. When cooled, add ricotta, beaten egg, 1/2 cup of the parmesan, basil, half of the parsley, oregano, breadcrumbs, salt and pepper. Mix well. Mixture should be firm but still moist.
Cover the bottom of a large glass baking dish with enough tomato sauce to cover. Gently stuff the shells with the cheese mixture and place in dish on tomato sauce. Spoon the rest of the tomato sauce over the shells and sprinkle with the rest of the parmesan cheese and parsley. Bake covered for 20 to 30 minutes and cook uncovered for 5 to 10. Let stand 10 minutes and serve with additional parmesan and garnish with sprigs of parsley and basil if desired.
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German_eagle 1 month agomy husband was fussing because it doesnt czll for meat but guess what he had seconds and took it the next day for lunch deffinetly will make this again thanks
mamabake 1 month agoThis dish was delicious. We had ours without ricotta and with meatballs. My husband and 4 year old loved it.
teresaeason 1 month agoI've never made stuff pasta shells before but it was fun and easy. I think next time I will use a meat tomato sauce or add a spicy meat to the stuffing. Kids and husband loved it. Need I say more:)
thelittlemissmolly 6 months agoI added homemade meatballs and marinara. Shells were great!
flareless 10 months agoAwesome shells Had them the other night and will definitely have them again!
melaniewattsshipps 10 months agoReally good!!! I added 1 lb ground beef (1/2 lb to tomato sauce and 1/2 lb to cheese mixture). We are meat eaters :)
Thekidsmom1224 10 months agoPretty good. Next time, I will add mozzarella cheese on top...my kids like a cheesier pasta dish.
JadeLotusHan 10 months agoVery easy to make and actually tasted really good for my first time cooking on my own. Thoroughly enjoyed making jumbo shells and took pictures of them!!! =)
MCar16 1 year agoMade for dinner & my husband loved them! Great recipe.
rachelfleury 1 year agoBest stuffed shells I have ever had & this was my first time ever attempting stuffed shells. When I make something that's better than what my mom has ever made then it's a spectacular recipe for sure!
dtbh4t 1 year ago
MairzyDoats2 1 year agoVery, very good! My family loved it!! I did add a handful of mozzarella to the mixture and on top, and a little sugar to the tomato sauce. Great recipe!
zalklax92Usaf 1 year ago
Athenschick 1 year agoMade this with my hubby & it was absolutely A-mazing!! Omitted the mushrooms (because of picky husband) & added .5 lbs hamburger & .5 lbs spicy sausage. De-lish!
DustinWatters7 1 year agoBest stuffed pasta I've ever had..
Vanessavanessa 1 year agoReally good and easy to make.
Prettypink 2 years agoI love it DELICIOUS!!!!!
Srod666 2 years agoI'm not much of a cook, but I found this easy to make and tasted amazing. Took a little longer to prepare than I thought it would though.
Dfn05001 2 years agoThis was my first time ever making stuffed shells for my fiancé, this recipe was so easy to follow and was absolutely delicious! He even went back for seconds, which is the biggest compliment he can give! Awesome recipe
Sactochef 3 years agoThese came out perfect. It was very easy to make and served many. I would definitly make this again!!