Cheese-Filled Jumbo Shells

Ingredients

  • 1 (12 ounce) package jumbo shells
  • 4 cups (32 ounces) ricotta cheese
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese, diced or shredded
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 (32 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce

Instructions

  1. Prepare pasta as directed on package, cooking 9 minutes; drain. Rinse with cold water, drain and arrange in single layer to fill.
  2. Meanwhile, mix together cheeses, eggs, parsley, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Fill cooked shells with cheese mixture.
  3. Cover bottom of roasting pan with some of the sauce. Arrange filled shells in single layer in the pan.
  4. Pour remaining sauce over shells and bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes or until hot.
  5. Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings