Recipe for Stuffed Shells Formaggio


    Stuffed Shells Formaggio

    Source: Recipe by Lisa Stapor

    12 ounces jumbo pasta shells
    1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
    1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
    2 pounds ricotta cheese
    4 large eggs, lightly beaten
    1 teaspoon black pepper
    1 teaspoon garlic powder
    8 ounces spaghetti sauce

    In an 8-quart pot, bring water to a boil and cook shells for 8 minutes, Drain with hot water and cool immediately with cold water. Drain and place open side down on paper towels.

    In a medium bowl, combine the rest of ingredients except the spaghetti sauce.

    Place a thin layer of spaghetti sauce onto the bottom of a 12 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

    Spoon the cheese mixture into each pasta shell and place open side up, in a single layer, in prepared pan. Pour the rest of sauce over the stuffed shells. Loosely cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes.

    Serves 12 small servings or 6 to 8 large servings.