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Prince Shells with Meat Recipe

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This recipe for Prince Shells with Meat, by , is from The Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Anna Bryla
Added: Sunday, January 4, 2009


1/2 package Prince shells
3 tbsp. butter
1 lb. ground beef
1/2 lb. ground pork
1/3 cup minced onion
1/4 cup minced celery
1 clove minced garlic
1/3 cup sherry
1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
1 tsp. salt
1/3 to 1/2 cup bread crumbs

2 pints spaghetti sauce or following recipe:
28 oz. cento Italian style peeled tomatoes
2 small cans red pack tomato sauce
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. garlic
1 tsp. basil
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. Italian seasoning

Cook shells in 2 quarts water and 1 tbsp. salt until done. Drain and cool. Melt butter and add ground beef and pork - cook until light brown. Add onion, celery, and garlic. Cover and cook 10-15 minutes or until celery is tender. Remove from heat and stir in sherry, cheese salt, and bread crumbs.

For sauce: SautÚ garlic in oil until fragrant. Add can of tomatoes (pureed in blender), tomato sauce and seasonings. Cook for 30 min.

Stuff each shell with slightly cooled mixture. Pour 1 jar sauce in shallow casserole dish. Arrange shells in on layer and pour second jar of sauce over the top. Cover and bake at 375║ for 35 to 40 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is still a family favorite. Susie makes it at family get-togethers, and it's always a crowd pleaser. KEB




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