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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
Keyword Stuffed Shells Recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 398kcal
Author Vicky


  • 8 oz jumbo shells approximately 20 jumbo shells
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 ¾ cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Boil water and cook shells according to directions on package. Drain the shells, spray them with cooking spray (to prevent sticking) and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, mix ricotta, egg, Italian seasoning and 1 cup of mozzarella until combined well.
  • Fill each shell with a tablespoon of the ricotta mixture.
  • Spray a 9×13 casserole dish. Fill the casserole dish with the stuffed shells. You can fit four rows of five shells.
  • Pour 1 cup of marinara sauce over the stuffed shells.
  • Sprinkle remaining 1 cup of shredded mozzarella over the sauce.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes in a 350 degree oven.
  • Remove foil and bake for another 5 minutes.


Calories: 398kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 521mg | Potassium: 333mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 790IU | Vitamin C: 2.9mg | Calcium: 360mg | Iron: 1.6mg