Stuffed Shells

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Ellen James

I got this recipe from my Mother. I've been making this for 10 years. Every time I make it for someone, they always request the recipe. It's easy and delicious!

Top Review by Lulu 280529

my family liked it, but i wasn't too fond of it. maybe it was the cottage cheese, but i found the stuffing a bit runny. i will use ricotta cheese in place of the cottage cheese next time for a firmer filling. overall, my family liked it and it was easy to prepare. i will also replace the ground chuck with ground italian sausage. hint: prepare your shells well ahead of time...speeds up the process.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown beef with crushed garlic.
  2. Mix next four ingredients in large bowl.
  3. Stir in cooked beef.
  4. Stuff shells with meat filling- be generous.
  5. Pour a little spaghetti sauce in bottom of 2-quart casserole dish.
  6. Place stuffed shells in dish and cover with the remaining spaghetti sauce.
  7. Sprinkle with oregano and grated Parmesan cheese.
  8. Cover with foil and bake at 350°F for 15 minutes.
  9. Remove foil and bake another 10 minutes.

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