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Cheese-Stuffed Shells in Marinara Sauce

Cheese-Stuffed Shells in Marinara SauceYour family will love this Italian favorite. Add a tossed salad and warm bread and sit down to a satisfying meal together.

Recipe Ingredients:

12 dried jumbo whole-wheat or regular pasta shells, prepared according to package directions
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese - divided use
1 cup (8 ounces) ricotta cheese
1/2 cup (1.5 ounces) BUITONI Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Parmesan Cheese
1 large egg
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (15-ounce) container BUITONI Refrigerated Marinara Sauce

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Combine 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese, ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, egg and pepper in medium bowl. Stuff each shell evenly with cheese mixture; place in ungreased 12x7x2-inch baking dish. Pour sauce over shells.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes or until bubbly. Top with remaining 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese. Bake for an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and Meals.com, used with permission.