Three Cheese Stuffed Shells Recipe

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Anita Published: May 17, 2021 Modified: June 7, 2021
Three Cheese Stuffed Shells Recipe

How To Make Three Cheese Stuffed Shells

Three kinds of cheeses fill these stuffed shells, a new twist on the traditional Italian lasagna that is cooked in rich tomato sauce.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 1 hour

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 20jumbo pasta shells,uncooked
  • 15ozricotta cheese
  • 8ozmozzarella cheese,(2 cups) grated
  • ½cupparmesan cheese,grated
  • 2tbspbasil,chopped
  • 1tspItalian seasoning
  • 1egg
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tspfresh ground black pepper
  • 26ozspaghetti sauce,(1 jar)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook pasta shells according to package directions for al dente, about 9 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the ricotta, 1½ cups of the mozzarella, parmesan, basil, Italian seasoning, egg, salt and pepper. Spread ¾ of the spaghetti sauce on the bottom of a 13×9-inch baking dish.

  3. Spoon the cheese mixture into the pasta shells and place in the baking dish. Pour remaining spaghetti sauce over shells and sprinkle with remaining mozzarella.

  4. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake for 5 to 10 minutes more.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 571.27kcal
  • Fat: 25.08g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.39g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.98g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.72g
  • Carbohydrates: 54.81g
  • Fiber: 4.11g
  • Sugar: 8.96g
  • Protein: 30.57g
  • Cholesterol: 107.33mg
  • Sodium: 1026.85mg
  • Calcium: 564.97mg
  • Potassium: 646.39mg
  • Iron: 2.50mg
  • Vitamin A: 239.85µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.70mg
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