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Smoked Sausage Stuffed Pasta Shells

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Smoked sausage stuffed pasta shells is a herbed and saucy macaroni recipe. Filled with a cheesy, herbed egg and sausage mix, the smoked sausage stuffed pasta shells is baked to finish with a topping of extra cheese. Melty and supmtiously filling, the smoked sausage stuffed pasta shellsalso has mushrooms in it.
Ingredients
  Smoked sausage 3⁄4 Pound, finely chopped
  Macaroni shells 18 Large
  Ricotta cheese 1 Pound
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 6 Ounce (1 1/2 Cups)
  Chopped fresh parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried basil leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Spaghetti sauce with mushrooms and onions 15 Ounce (1 Jar, Prepared)
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

Prepare shells according to package directions.
Preheat oven to 375 F.
Combine ricotta cheese and egg in medium bowl.
Add mozzarella, parsley, Parmesan cheese, basil and oregano.
Stir in sausage.
Combine spaghetti sauce and water in small bowl.
Put 3/4 cup of the sauce in bottom of 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan.
Fill shells with sausage-cheese mixture and place in pan.
Pour remaining sauce over top.
Bake 35 minutes or until stuffed shells are heated through and cheese melts.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Pasta

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