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Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 25 mins | Total Time: 35 mins | Yield: 10 Servings

These heavenly stuffed shells are superb! Oh, man, you have got to give this recipe a try! Have a wonderful day, friends. Enjoy!


12 ounces jumbo pasta shells

1 tablespoon kosher salt

30 ounces whipped cottage cheese

6 ounces Parmesan cheese grated

1 Egg

1 to 2 garlic cloves minced

1 tablespoon fresh parsley minced

3/4 c fresh basil leaves finely chopped (about 8 to 10 leaves)

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

28 ounces marinara sauce

8 ounces mozzarella cheese grated


Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.

Step 2: Apply cooking spray in a 9×13-inch baking dish.


Step 3: Spread 1/2 of the marinara sauce onto the prepared baking dish and spread it evenly on the bottom.

Step 4: Place a large pot with salted water on the stove and turn the heat to medium. Allow the water to boil.

Step 5: Toss in the pasta shells and cook for about 3 minutes or until al dente.

Step 6: Drain the pasta and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.

Step 7: Add the Parmesan cheese, whipped cottage cheese, parsley, garlic, egg, basil, salt, and pepper into a large mixing bowl. Stir until well mixed.

Step 8: Stuff each shell with the mixture and arrange them onto the prepared baking dish over the sauce.

Step 9: Spread the rest of the sauce over the shells.

Step 10: Sprinkle a generous amount of Mozzarella cheese over the sauce.

Step 11: Place the baking dish inside the preheated oven and bake for about 25 minutes or until done.

Step 12: Serve hot and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 1933mg | Potassium: 499mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 785IU | Vitamin C: 6.4mg | Calcium: 412mg | Iron: 1.8mg


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