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Stuffed Shells With Ricotta Cheese Recipe

A simple and easy recipes for Stuffed Shells With Ricotta Cheese. 

Author ThisMomCanCook.com

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 tsp seasoning salt
  • 16 oz marina sauce
  • 12 oz Ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 3 cups Mozzarella cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 box Jumbo shells 12oz
  • 1 tbsp spinach optional

Instructions

  1. In a skillet add ground beef and seasoning. Cook until no longer pink and drain. While cooking meat, cook jumbo shells according to package and set aside.
  2. Add 1 cup of the marinara sauce to skillet and cook on medium heat for about 2 minutes to heat up and create a thick meat/sauce mixture.
  3. Add 1/2 cup marinara sauce to 13x9 baking dish and spread evenly.
  4. In a medium bowl, add egg, Ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and 2 cups of the Mozzarella cheese. Add spinach to mixture if using it. Stir until blended.

  5. Add a spoonful of meat mixture into each shell along with about 1 TBS of cheese mixture. Fill each shell until mixture is gone.
  6. Pour remaining marinara sauce over shells and top with the leftover 1 cup of Mozzarella cheese.
  7. Cover with foil and bake at 375 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes until cheese is melted.