Stuffed Shells Recipe - Food Fun Friday

Stuffed Shells Recipe - A simple take on a classic Italian dish. These are a delicious meatless option that the entire family will love.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 398 kcal
Author Vicky


  • 8 oz jumbo shells approximately 20 jumbo shells
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 3/4 cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Boil water and cook shells according to directions on package. Drain the shells, spray them with cooking spray (to prevent sticking) and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix ricotta, egg, Italian seasoning and 1 cup of mozzarella until combined well.
  4. Fill each shell with a tablespoon of the ricotta mixture.
  5. Spray a 9×13 casserole dish. Fill the casserole dish with the stuffed shells. You can fit four rows of five shells.
  6. Pour 1 cup of marinara sauce over the stuffed shells.
  7. Sprinkle remaining 1 cup of shredded mozzarella over the sauce.
  8. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes in a 350 degree oven.
  9. Remove foil and bake for another 5 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Stuffed Shells Recipe - Food Fun Friday
Amount Per Serving
Calories 398 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 93mg31%
Sodium 521mg23%
Potassium 333mg10%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 790IU16%
Vitamin C 2.9mg4%
Calcium 360mg36%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.