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Pizza-Stuffed Pasta Shells

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 55 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Pizza night will never be the same, once you serve the classic flavors in a baked pasta dish.

Holly Lofthouse Holly Lofthouse
March 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.
  • 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.

Expert Tips

Add chopped bell pepper, olives and any other veggies you love for a Supreme Pizza version!

Replace the pepperoni with your favorite veggie for a meatless pizza-stuffed shell.

Love stuffed pasta? Try our Taco-Stuffed Pasta Shells recipe too!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
692.5
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35.0g
54%
Saturated Fat
15.2g
76%
Cholesterol
107.2mg
36%
Sodium
1093.2mg
46%
Total Carbohydrate
55.9g
19%
Dietary Fiber
4.4g
18%
Sugars
6.7g
Protein
35.9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
24.20%
24%
Calcium
31.60%
32%
Iron
20.90%
21%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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