Stuffed Shells I

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A creamy blend of cottage cheese, mozzarella, Parmesan and eggs is seasoned with garlic powder, oregano and parsley, then stuffed into magnificent jumbo shells of pasta. Simply blanket with spaghetti sauce, sprinkle with Parmesan and bake.

Modified from: Stuffed Shells I

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Original recipe yields 8 servings



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  1. Cook sausage and cool.
  2. Microwave spinach and rinse then squeeze dry.
  3. Cook shells according to package directions. Place in cold water to stop cooking. Drain.
  4. Mix together cottage cheese, mozzarella cheese, 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, eggs, sausage, spinach, red pepper flakes and garlic powder. Rub the dried herbs in the palms of your hands to pulverize them, and stir into the cheese mixture. Stuff mixture into the shells.
  5. Spread 1/3 of spaghetti sauce in the bottom of a 15 x 10 inch pan. Place shells open side up, and close together in pan. Spread remaining sauce over top, and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 to 35 minutes, or until bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.


So. I don't like cottage cheese but wanted to give this a chance, so I made half the shells with ricotta instead, in case we didnt like the cottage cheese ones. Oh and I used small curds (in t...