These stuffed shells are filled with three types of cheese, then covered in marinara sauce and more cheese and baked to golden brown perfection. A comfort food classic that’s great for feeding a crowd!
Prep Time : 25minutesminutes
Cook Time :30minutesminutes
Total Time :55minutesminutes
24jumbo pasta shellscooked according to package directions
3cupsshredded mozzarella cheesedivided use
salt and pepper to taste
1/2cupgrated parmesan cheese
3cupsmarinara saucedivided use
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 9″x13″ baking pan with cooking spray.
Spread 1 1/2 cups of the marinara sauce in an even layer in the bottom of the pan.
Place the ricotta cheese, 1 1/2 cups of mozzarella cheese, Italian seasoning, egg, salt, pepper and parmesan cheese in a bowl. Stir to combine.
Fill each shell with the ricotta mixture and place in the baking dish.
Spoon the remaining marinara sauce over the shells, then sprinkle the other 1 1/2 cups of cheese over the top.
Cover the dish with foil. Bake for 20 minutes. Uncover the pan, then bake for an additional 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and starting to brown.