Monday, July 2, 2012

Stuffed Shells

I love all things pasta, which makes Italian food one of my favorites. These stuffed shells are delicious and pretty simple to whip up.

Stuffed Shells
30(ish) jumbo pasta shells
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound ground turkey
1 egg
1 1/4 cups cottage cheese
2 cups shredded cheese
1 teaspoon parsley
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste
1 batch of simple tomato sauce, with the onion mashed and stirred back into sauce

Cook shells in boiling water until slightly underdone (about 5 minutes) and drain.

Heat olive oil in a skillet. Cook ground turkey until lightly browned and no longer pink, drain off fat.

Mix the parmesan cheese, 1 cup of the shredded cheese, cottage cheese, egg, salt, pepper, and parsley together in a large bowl until smooth. Add ground turkey and stir until well combined.

Preheat oven to 375

Spread a thin layer of tomato sauce in baking dish. Stuff turkey filling into shells and place them in dish, top with remaining sauce and cheese. Bake for 20-30 minutes, until cheese is brown and sauce is bubbly.

this recipe is also shared at some of my favorite food blog hops

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  1. Yum, this is definitely one of my favourite meals!

  2. Great idea and just in time! I was thinking about what to make for dinner tonight. And this perfect recipe will now come in hand. Keep up the great work!

  3. This sounds as well as looks just incredible Mal, I could seriously go for a portion of these right now.

  4. I love stuffed shells! So glad you shared these at Must Try Monday.

  5. These look good. I haven't ever tried stuffed shells. Thanks for the idea.
    I found you via Couponing & Cooking. I have linked in a post about retro prawn cocktails

    Have a great week.

  6. yummy smothered in goodness come see what we shared at

  7. This looks delicious!! I just pinned it!

  8. Love stuffed shells and this looks simply scrumptious! Thanks for the great recipe and for stopping by! Have a Happy 4th!

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  10. I love stuffed shells and those looks delicious! Thanks so much for linking up at Mealtime Monday! Can’t wait to see what you like up tomorrow night!



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