Easy Stuffed Shells

An easy meal that will please even the pickiest eater!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian


  • 1 package jumbo shells uncooked
  • 1 large container cottage cheese
  • 2 cups 8oz mozzarella cheese
  • 3/4 cup grated or shredded parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh or dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 jar spaghetti sauce


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cook pasta according to package instructions.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, stir together cheeses, eggs, parsley, salt and pepper.
  4. In a 13x9x2 baking dish, spread 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce.
  5. Fill each cooked shell with about 2 tablespoons cheese mixture.
  6. Place filled shells into baking dish.
  7. Spread remaining spaghetti sauce over stuffed shells.
  8. Cover with foil.
  9. Bake for 35 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

Recipe Notes

Tips: You can substitute ricotta cheese for cottage cheese if your prefer. You can also use Italian seasonings in place of parsley if you like a little more Italian flavor.

Adapted from American Beauty Pasta Recipes