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Pizza-Stuffed Pasta Shells

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Pizza-Stuffed Pasta Shells
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 6
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Pizza night will never be the same, once you serve the classic flavors in a baked pasta dish.
By Holly Lofthouse
Updated Mar 11, 2015

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 oz pepperoni slices, cut into quarters
  • 3 cups Muir Glen™ organic pizza sauce
  • 21 uncooked jumbo pasta shells
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass or ceramic baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 10- or 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook 1 lb lean ground beef and 1 finely chopped garlic clove over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked. Drain. Stir in half of the 4 oz quartered pepperoni slices and 1 cup of the pizza sauce. Cook 5 minutes or until mixture is thoroughly heated. Remove from heat.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, cook 21 uncooked jumbo pasta shells as directed on package. Drain.
  • 4
    Stuff each cooked shell with 2 tablespoons beef mixture; place in single layer in baking dish. Cover shells with remaining 2 cups pizza sauce, the 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese and the remaining half of the pepperoni.
  • 5
    Bake 25 minutes or until bubbly and cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Add chopped bell pepper, olives and any other veggies you love for a Supreme Pizza version!
  • tip 2
    Replace the pepperoni with your favorite veggie for a meatless pizza-stuffed shell.
  • tip 3
    Love stuffed pasta? Try our Taco-Stuffed Pasta Shells recipe too!

Nutrition Information

530 Calories, 29g Total Fat, 32g Protein, 36g Total Carbohydrate, 7g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
Calories from Fat
260
Total Fat
29g
44%
Saturated Fat
10g
52%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
1130mg
47%
Potassium
250mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
7g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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