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Pizza Stuffed Shells with tender noddles stuffed with a "pizza supreme" mixture and layered with sauce, pepperoni and cheese. | Tastes Better From Scratch
Pizza Stuffed Shells
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins

Pizza Stuffed Shells with tender noodles filled with a "pizza supreme" mixture and layered with sauce, pepperoni and cheese. 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Unit: clove, cup, heaping cup, ounce, ounce box, ounce jar, pound, small, small can, teaspoon
Servings: 6
Calories: 588 kcal
Author: Lauren Allen
  • 12 ounce box Jumbo pasta shells
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound pork sausage
  • 1/2 bell pepper any color, chopped
  • 1 small onion , chopped
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 small can sliced olives
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 24 ounce jars marinara pasta sauce (*or 5-minute pizza sauce)
  • 4 ounces pepperoni chopped
  • 1 heaping cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  1. Cook jumbo shells according to package instructions, until al-dente. Drain from water and lay out on a large dish to cool, so that they don't stick together.
  2. Meanwhile, brown ground beef and sausage in a large skillet over medium heat. Remove grease. 

  3. Add cooked meat to a large mixing bowl. Add chopped bell pepper, onion, parmesan cheese, oregano, garlic, olives, and 1/2 cup of marinara sauce. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  5. Spread a thin layer of sauce over the bottom of a 9x13'' or similar size pan.
  6. Add a heaping spoonful of meat mixture into each jumbo shell, filling them very full, and line them up along the bottom of a 9x13'' or similar size pan. 

  7. Spoon remaining sauce evenly over the noodles. Top with chopped pepperoni's and mozzarella cheese. 

  8. Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly. 
Recipe Notes

Tips for making ahead and freezing are listed in the post above!


*5 Minute Pizza Sauce

Nutrition Facts
Pizza Stuffed Shells
Amount Per Serving
Calories 588 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g 45%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 1328mg 55%
Potassium 798mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 50g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 7g
Protein 28g 56%
Vitamin A 18%
Vitamin C 26.7%
Calcium 14.1%
Iron 19.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.