Community Recipe
from [DebbieHaguewood]
Stuffed Shells

Stuffed Shells

Prep: 25 min Cook: 17 min Bake at 350 for 40 min Nutrition Facts/Per Serving: cal.(kcal)552; Fat, total(g)27; chol.(mg)135; sat. fat(g)14; carb.(g)44; fiber(g)1; pro.(g)35; sodium(mg)982

  • Yield: 8 servings


  • 1 pound(s) broccoli rabe, tough stems
  • 1 package(s) 12 oz jumbo pasta shells
  • 1 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 pound(s) to 1 1/4 lbs spicy chicken sausage
  • 2 package(s) 5.3 oz/ea Chavrie goat cheese with basil, roasted garlic
  • 4 ounce(s) Neufchatel cheese, softened
  • 2 whole(s) egg yolks
  • 1 jar(s) 24 oz cabernet marinara sauce
  • 1 bag(s) mozzarella cheese shredded



1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Bring a large pot of salted water to boiling. Add broccoli rabe and return to a boil. Cook 1 minute, remove with a strainer and let cool. Add pasta to boiling water; cook 10 minutes. Drain.

2. Remove casings from sausage, crumble. Heat oil in a large skillet. Crumble in sausage and cook over medium-high heat until browned, 5 minutes. Meanwhile, squeeze as much water out of broccoli rabe as possible and chop. Add to sausage in skillet and cook 1 minute. Remove to a large bowl with a slotted spoon.

3. In a medium bowl, stir together goat cheese, Neufchatel and egg yolks. Fold into sausage mixture.

4. Spread 1/3 cup marinara into bottoms of two 9 x 9-inch or 11 x 7-inch dishes. Spoon about 1 tbsp filling into each shell; place in a dish. Repeat with all shells and filling.

5. Divide remaining sauce between dishes. Sprinkle 1 cup mozzarella over each dish. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes. Uncover; bake 20 minutes more.

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