Shells With Italian Sausage and Ricotta Stuffing

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a skillet, cook sausage over medium heat, until pork is no longer pink; drain.
  • In a Dutch oven, cook pasta shells according to package directions; drain and rinse with cold water.
  • Using a pastry brush, coat sides and bottom of a 3-quart baking dish with oil.
  • Pour half of the marinara sauce into baking dish.
  • In a large bowl, combine eggs, ricotta cheese, 2-½ cups of mozzarella, ½ cup Parmesan cheese, Romano cheese, basil, pepper and prepared sausage.
  • Stuff shells with meat mixture; arrange in baking dish.
  • Pour remaining marinara sauce over shells.
  • Cover and bake at 350ºF for 30 minutes.
  • Uncover; sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
  • Sprinkle with parsley.
  • Serve.
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