Cheese-Filled Jumbo Shells

Cheese-Filled Jumbo Shells


Stuffed Shells - Finished Product


1/2 package jumbo shells

1 (15-ounce) container ricotta cheese (I use part-skim, but anyone will work)

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 egg, beaten

1 tablespoon Italian seasoning

1 jar pasta sauce or homemade (we used homemade meat sauce)

sprinkle on mozzarella and Parmesan cheese


1. Prepare jumbo shells according to package directions except subtract 2 minutes.

2. In a medium bowl, combine next four ingredients; mix well.


3. When shells are done drain and rinse with cold water.

4. Spoon sauce on bottom of 9 x 13 inch baking dish.


5. Stuff each shell with with cheese mixture and place in prepared pan.


6. Spoon remaining sauce over shells.


7. Cover and bake in a 350 degrees oven for 30 minutes.

8. Remove cover, sprinkle with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese and return to oven for additional 10-15 minutes.


Approximately 5-7 servings



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