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Stuffed Shells (Traditional) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Judy Hester
Added: Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Meat Mixture
1 lb. ground beef
Small 8oz. can of spaghetti sauce

Cheese Mixture
2 eggs
1 large container ricotta cheese
2 cups (8oz.) shredded mozzarella cheese
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
½ chopped fresh parsley or Tbls. dried parsley
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp salt

1 box large jumbo shells cooked per directions on box
1 16 oz. jar spaghetti sauce

Directions:
Directions:
Meat Mixture: Brown the meat, drain, and add sauce
Cheese Mixture: Mix everything together for cheese mixture

Stuff a small amount of the meat mixture in each cooked shell and then cheese mixture

To freeze: put on cookie sheet with wax paper on sheet
Freeze and break apart when frozen and place in freezer bags

To cook: thaw, if frozen, and pour jar of spaghetti sauce on top. Bake at 350º for 45 minutes to one hour

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I usually double the recipe - if you’re going to make one batch, you might as well make two. I will make 2 lbs of meat (with 16oz spaghetti sauce), mix ONE batch of the cheese mixture together at a time and cook only ONE box of shells at a time.

 

 

 

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