When it comes to food, I LOVE pasta. I also happen to LOVE bacon and also LOVE cheese. Why not make a meal that has all three ingredients.
Below is a recipe for our Bacon & Cheese Stuffed Shells that you might also enjoy!
Bacon & Cheese Stuffed Shells Recipe
- 24 cooked jumbo pasta shells
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1 1/2 cups ricotta cheese
- 1 package cream cheese softened
- 1/2 tsp garlic salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 2 cups heavy whipping cream
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1/2 cup milk
- 4 1/2 cups Kraft shredded cheese mix Parmesan, Romano & Asiago
- 1 cup mozzarella cheese
- 2 tbsp parsley
- 1 cup crumbled bacon
In a large bowl add Ricotta 1/2 of the cream cheese and mix until blended.
Add 1 cup of cheese mix, 1 tbsp parsley, bacon, garlic salt and pepper and mix well.
Spoon mixture into cooked shells and place in a non-stick 13x9 baking dish.
In a large saucepan melt butter. Add flour and mix until smooth. Gradually add the whipping cream, both and milk. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium high and cook for 1-2 minutes until mixture has thickened. Add remaining cheese mix, remaining cream cheese and remaining parsley. Pour mixture over shells. Sprinkle top with mozzarella cheese.
Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake an additional 10-15 minutes or until bubbly.
Remove from oven, cool and enjoy!
Wanda McHenry says
That looks fabulous! Pinning for future use! Thanks for the recipe.
These look so goos and I suddenly want some
I love stuffed shells. I never added bacon in them. YUM!
Jennifer Wagner says
I’m not a fan of bacon, but other than that, this looks amazing.
Bacon and cheese and pasta? Yes, please! Looks yummy!
Amber Edwards says
Oh my goodness! Those look absolutely amazing! I love stuffed shells, but haven’t tried anything like this before. This would be a perfect dinner idea!
Oh, YUM! I am drooling at how good that looks.
Danielle @ We Have It All says
Mmm YUM! I wonder if I could make this, it sounds so good. And you make it look so easy haha.
Ashley - Embracing Grace says
Yum! I love the traditional stuffed shells and this even looks like an improvement on that!
oh my gosh, stef. i don’ know where to start. bacon. and cheese and pasta.