Meatball & Ricotta Stuffed Shells

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

This dish is really easy to make, and my husband and three year old son love it. I used turkey meatballs, but you can use any type of meatball for this recipe. A salad would make a great side dish!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Spray a 9x13 baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Boil the jumbo pasta shells according to the package directions.
  4. Drain and rinse shells with cool water.
  5. Add one spoonful of ricotta cheese and then one meatball to each shell.
  6. Place the stuffed shells in the baking pan.
  7. Top each shell with a spoonful of marinara sauce and a few shreds of mozzarella cheese.
  8. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes.


Most Helpful

I came across this recipe looking for ways to use up some homemade meatballs (chicken variety) and decided to give this recipe a try because of the simplicity. I spiced up the ricotta a bit with some dried herbs, cayenne and black pepper before stuffing it into the shells. The end result was simple but delicious. Thanks for sharing.

Roxanne J.R. December 15, 2010

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