Pumpkin Parmesan Stuffed Shells

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 1 hr 10 min total time
  • 13 ingredients
  • 5 servings

Ingredients

15
uncooked jumbo pasta shells
1 1/2
cups grated Parmesan cheese
1
cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
1
cup ricotta cheese
1
egg
2
teaspoons finely chopped fresh sage leaves
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
2
cups milk
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
Additional fresh sage leaves, if desired

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta shells as directed on package. Rinse with cool water; drain.
  2. 2 In large bowl, mix 1 cup of the Parmesan cheese, the pumpkin, ricotta cheese, egg, 2 teaspoons sage, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper until blended. Spoon about 3 tablespoons pumpkin mixture into each pasta shell. Place in baking dish.
  3. 3 In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Stir in flour and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cook and stir until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. Stir in nutmeg and remaining 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese until blended. Pour sauce over shells.
  4. 4 Bake uncovered 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly. Garnish with sage leaves.

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