These pizza stuffed shells are oversized pasta shells that are loaded with cheese, sausages, and pepperoni. They are called pizza stuffed shells because they taste like pizza. There are lots of stuffed shells recipes on the internet, but this pizza stuffed shells recipe is very simple and easy, so newbies can also give it a try.
The best thing about the stuffed pasta shells recipe is that they can be prepared ahead and frozen for later use. If you are thinking about inviting your friends or relatives to dinner, then you should definitely serve these delicious pizza stuffed shells because they are a crowd-pleaser.
How To Make Stuffed Shells?
- ½ cup chopped pepperoni
- ½ pound sausage
- 1 jar (26-oz) spaghetti sauce
- 16 oz cottage cheese
- ½ teaspoon minced garlic
- 25 jumbo shells
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasonings
- 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
- Grated Parmesan for topping, optional
- Preheat oven to 190°C (375°F). Spray a 9×13 inch pan with cooking spray lightly.
- Cook jumbo pasta shells according to package instructions, then drain and cool.
- Brown the sausage in pan, while the pasta is cooking. Stir in garlic for the last minute of cooking and then drain sausage.
- Mix sausage, cottage cheese, 1 cup mozzarella cheese, pepperoni, and Italian seasoning in a medium bowl.
- Stuff pasta shells with cheese mixture and put in the prepared baking pan. Top with remaining mozzarella cheese and spaghetti sauce.
- Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes until bubbly. Sprinkle Parmesan on top. Serve and enjoy.
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