Barilla® Ricotta & Mozzarella Stuffed Jumbo Shells

Stuffed shells are perfectly portioned for your get-together spread.

Jumbo Shells

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Barilla Jumbo Shells

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  • 442
  • 30g
    Total Fat
  • 15g
    Total Carbohydrate
  • 28g
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Ingredients for 5 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Jumbo Shells
  • 1 jar Barilla® Marinara Sauce
  • 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 15 oz. container ricotta
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella, divided
  • ¾ cup grated parmesan, divided
  • 10 basil leaves, julienned
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350°F; bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  • Cook shells according to package directions.
  • Drain & toss with olive oil; place on sheet tray to cool.
  • Spray 13" x 9" glass baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Spread 1 cup marinara sauce in baking dish.
  • In a large bowl combine: ricotta, 1 1/2 cups mozzarella, 1/2 cup parmesan; season with salt & pepper. Fill each cooked shell with equal amounts of ricotta mixture.
  • Arrange filled shells opening side up in baking dish. Top with remaining marinara sauce and cheeses.
  • Bake covered with foil until bubbly, about 30 minutes. Uncover and continue cooking until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove shells from oven, top with fresh basil, cool 5 minutes before serving.
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