Stuffed Jumbo Shells

  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hrs 15 mins
  • Servings: 4
  • About This Recipe

    “I combined a number of recipes and came up with this. My husband loves it!!”

    Ingredients

  • 6ounces packages jumbo pasta shells
  • 1tablespoonbutter
  • 2boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cubed
  • 1smallonion, chopped
  • 1/2 cupdry breadcrumbs
  • 1egg
  • 15ounceslight ricotta cheese
  • 4ouncesshredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 4ouncesshredded fat-free cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoondried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoondried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoondried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoonsalt
  • 1/4 teaspoonpepper
  • 1 3/4 cupstomato sauce
  • 2ouncessliced mushrooms
  • 1tablespoonparmesan cheese(optional)
  • Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions, drain.
  • Melt the butter in a large skillet, add chicken and onion, and cook until chicken is done, about 7-9 minutes.
  • Stir in breadcrumbs, and remove from heat.
  • In a bowl, combine egg, ricotta, half the mozzarella and half the cheddar, spices, salt and pepper.
  • Add the chicken mixture.
  • Fill shells and place in a 11×7 inch pan.
  • Combine tomato sauce, mushrooms, mozzarella and cheddar; pour mixture over shells.
  • Sprinkle with parmesan if using.
  • I like to sprinkle with more mozzarella as well.
  • Cover and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Reviews

  • “I tried this last night.They are great I have made stuffed shells b4 but not with chicken.WE ALL LOVED IT!this will go in my recipe box and WILL be made again thanks.”

  • “These are delicious stuffed shells. I’ve never made stuffed shells with chicken in them before and these were wonderful. It is a nice change and my family really enjoyed this version. I will make these again!”

  • “athis recipe is a great one”

  • “I doubled the recipe and used cottage cheese (that’s what I had on hand).My family liked it.DH said it would also be good w/ sausage, maybe better.Anyway, will be making this again!”

  • “I loved this!I would sugegst using a little less chicken, but it was great!”

  • “this recipe was excellent – I got a lot of compliments on it.I ran out of ricotta cheese and used fat-free onion dip – and that was awesome too”

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