Classic Stuffed Shells Recipe


Cooking Time33 MinMethod
Main Ingredient


 Jumbo macaroni shells18 , cooked as package directs and drained
 Lean ground beef1⁄2 Pound
 Chopped onion2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
 Classico di sicilia pasta sauce26 Ounce (Ripe Olives & Mushrooms , 1 Jar)
 Oregano leaves1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ricotta cheese16 Ounce (1 Container)
 Shredded mozzarella cheese8 Ounce (2 Cups)
 Grated parmesan cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)


In skillet, brown meat, onion and garlic; pour off fat.
Stir in pasta sauce and oregano.
In large bowl, mix ricotta cheese, 1/2 cup mozzarella, Parmesan cheese and egg.
Stuff shells with cheese mixture.
In 13 x 9-inch baking dish or 6 individual ramekins, pour about half the sauce mixture; arrange stuffed shells in sauce.
Top with remaining sauce; cover.
Bake in preheated 350°F oven 30 minutes.
Uncover; sprinkle with remaining 1 cup mozzarella.
Bake 3 minutes longer.
Refrigerate leftovers.