Category: Main Course
Three Cheese Jumbo Shells - TastyPlanner.com
Chef: Nick Parker
Cheesy Italian dish!
1 lb. hamburger
2/3 cup chopped onion (optional)
2 cups of water
6 oz. cans tomato paste
1 tablespoon beef bouillon granules
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
15 oz. container ricotta cheese
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
1 egg, beaten
24 jumbo pasta shells, cooked and drained
In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat, then drain. Place back in pan, stir in water, tomato paste, bouillon, and oregano. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a bowl combine the ricotta cheese, 1 cup mozzarella, Parmesan cheese and egg, mix well. Stuff shells with cheese mixture and place in a greased, shallow 3 quart baking dish. Spoon meat sauce over shells. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Uncover, sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese. Bake 3 to 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.