Easy Stuffed Shells

Author Or Recipe byLinda Funk
Yields6 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time50 mins
 2 cups ground beef, pork, chicken or turkey brownedDrain fat
 18 large pasta shells
 1 egg
 12 oz 1 - package (12.3 oz) silken soft tofu (mashed)
 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
 ¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
 26 oz jar of your favorite pasta sauce
1

Cook pasta shells according to package directions; drain. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2

Spray bottom of 13 X 9 X 2-inch glass baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.

3

In large bowl, beat egg. Stir in tofu, 1 3/4 cups mozzarella cheese, 1/2 cups Parmesan cheese.

4

To assemble, spread 1 cup of the sauce in baking dish. Fill cooked shells with tofu/cheese mixture. Arrange filled shells in the baking dish. Pour remaining sauce over shells. Top with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan.

5

Bake, covered with foil, until bubbly, about 45 minutes. Uncover and continue cooking until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.

Ingredients

 2 cups ground beef, pork, chicken or turkey brownedDrain fat
 18 large pasta shells
 1 egg
 12 oz 1 - package (12.3 oz) silken soft tofu (mashed)
 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
 ¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
 26 oz jar of your favorite pasta sauce

Directions

1

Cook pasta shells according to package directions; drain. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2

Spray bottom of 13 X 9 X 2-inch glass baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.

3

In large bowl, beat egg. Stir in tofu, 1 3/4 cups mozzarella cheese, 1/2 cups Parmesan cheese.

4

To assemble, spread 1 cup of the sauce in baking dish. Fill cooked shells with tofu/cheese mixture. Arrange filled shells in the baking dish. Pour remaining sauce over shells. Top with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan.

5

Bake, covered with foil, until bubbly, about 45 minutes. Uncover and continue cooking until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.

Easy Stuffed Shells

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