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Stuffed shells, asparagus on plate to feed a large family dinner
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Easy Five Cheese Stuffed Shells Recipe

Try this easy stuffed shells recipe next time you want to make a hearty dinner and the secret is they will think it took hours, but it doesn’t. Then serve it up with some beautiful asparagus for a delicious meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 527kcal
Author: Candi


  • 2 jars Five Cheese Sauce
  • 8 oz Jumbo shells
  • 30 oz of Ricotta Cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup of Grated Romano Cheese
  • 8 oz of grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 8 oz of Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • Fresh Basil Chopped
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Place shells in salted boiling water in a large pot for 1/2 the time listed on the box. Drain and rinse in cool water.
  • In a large bowl, mix the Ricotta, salt, pepper, basil, egg, Romano and 1/2 of the Parmesan.
  • In a 9 X 13 pan place 1/2 of one jar of sauce in bottom of pan.
  • Fill the shells with cheese mixture and place face down lined up in pan.
  • Add remaining sauce from first jar on top. Continue to add shells and use 2nd jar of sauce on top and sprinkle Mozzarella cheese and remaining Parmesan Cheese.
  • Bake in oven for 25 minutes.


Cover with foil and freeze this unbaked. Thaw overnight and you'll have dinner ready to bake when you get home from work. Perfect for busy nights.


Calories: 527kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 128mg | Sodium: 849mg | Potassium: 262mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 967IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 689mg | Iron: 1mg