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Cheesy Stuffed Italian Shells

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“One of my sisters brought this recipe home when she was in high school. A good friends mom made this recipe quite often and she loved it. My sister made it for our family and its been a favorite since. I make this dish every New Years Day, and throughout the year. It has a very creamy filling, if you like cream cheese, and are looking for something different, you will love this.”
2hrs 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For Sauce:
  2. Cook ground sausage until done.
  3. Mix all the ingredients together and simmer for 2 hours.
  4. For Filling:
  5. Mix softened cream cheese and eggs together, until well mixed.
  6. Add the parsley and stir in the mozzarella cheese, mixing well.
  7. Cook shells to package directions.
  8. Cover the bottom of a 9 by 13 pan with one cup of the sauce.
  9. Spoon filling into shells (you may not use all of the shells).
  10. Arrange stuffed shells over the sauce.
  11. Pour remaining sauce over the shells.
  12. Bake at 350F for 30 minutes.
  13. After 20 minutes baking time, top with 8 ounces of mozzarella cheese.
  14. Enjoy!

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