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Deep Fried Stuffed Shells

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Try this version of amazingly delicious Deep Fried Stuffed Shells recipe. An effortlessly prepared side dish recipe; the Deep Fried Stuffed Shells is a dish that you would surely love to talk about with us!
Ingredients
  Uncooked jumbo size pasta shells 16
  Eggs 2 Small, divided
  Shredded cheese 4 Ounce (Cheddar Or Swiss, 1 Cup)
  Tomato 1 Medium, peeled, seeded and chopped
  Sliced green onion 2 Tablespoon
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Dry bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon (For Frying)
  Tartar sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Serving)
Directions

Add shells gradually to 6 quarts boiling salted water and cook until tender, yet firm.
Drain; rinse with cold water, then drain again.
Set aside to cool.
Slightly beat 1 egg; combine with tuna, cheese, tomato, green onion, basil and pepper in medium-size bowl.
Stuff cooked shells with tuna mixture.
Beat remaining 1 egg with water in small bowl.
Dip each stuffed shell in egg mixture and roll in bread crumbs.
Heat 2 inches oil in large heavy saucepan over medium-high heat until oil reaches 365°F; adjust heat to maintain temperature.
Fry shells, a few at a time, in hot oil 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Dish: 
Noodle
Ingredient: 
Pasta

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