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Stuffed Shells

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How to make yummy easy stuffed shells to enjoy with family and fun for kids to help in the kitchen.
Ingredients
  Ricotta cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated (+ as needed for topping)
  Cream cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Basil 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 Large
  Pasta shells 1 Pound, cooked as per package directions
  Ground beef sauce 2 Cup (32 tbs), cooked (as needed for topping)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.

MAKING
2) Into a bag holder with a zip/seal-able bag, add the Ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, cream cheese, oregano, basil, garlic powder and egg.
3) Seal the bag and mix up the ingredients thoroughly until well blended.
4) Snip the tip of the bag, fill the cooked pasta shells with the cheese filling and arrange them in a single layer in the baking dish.
5) Pour the cooked ground beef sauce evenly all over the filled pasta shells and sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.
6) Cover with a foil and and bake in the preheated oven for about 30 to 35 minutes until thoroughly heated.

SERVING
7) Spoon the stuffed shells on a platter and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Ricotta
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3675 Calories from Fat 1293

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 145 g223%

Saturated Fat 74.3 g371.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 667.6 mg222.5%

Sodium 4056 mg169%

Total Carbohydrates 393 g131.1%

Dietary Fiber 17.6 g70.6%

Sugars 37.7 g

Protein 173 g345.6%

Vitamin A 74% Vitamin C 5.1%

Calcium 145% Iron 103.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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