Jumbo Shells with Cheese Filling

  • Servings: 9

This traditional stuffed shells recipe will become a family favorite.


12 ozSan Giorgio® Jumbo Shells
4 cupsricotta cheese
2 cupsshredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cupshaved Parmesan cheese
1 Tbspparsley, chopped
1/2 tspsalt
1/4 tspground black pepper
1/8 tspground nutmeg
1 jar(24 oz) pasta sauce


  1. Heat oven to 375┬░F.
  2. Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.
  3. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir together cheeses, eggs, parsley, salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  4. In 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish, spread 1/2 cup pasta sauce.
  5. Fill each cooked shell with about 1-1/2 level tablespoons cheese mixture; layer one-half filled shells in-prepared dish.
  6. Spread one-half remaining sauce over shells; layer remaining filled shells over sauce.
  7. Spread remaining sauce over shells; sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese, if desired.
  8. Cover with foil; bake 35 minutes or until hot and bubbly (doubling recipe or more may require increased baking time).