Pizza Stuffed Shells
Pizza Stuffed Shells with tender noodles filled with a "pizza supreme" mixture and layered with sauce, pepperoni and cheese.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
- 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
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.
Meanwhile, brown ground beef and sausage in a large skillet over medium heat. Remove grease.
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.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Spread a thin layer of sauce over the bottom of a 9x13'' or similar size pan.
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.
Spoon remaining sauce evenly over the noodles. Top with chopped pepperoni's and mozzarella cheese.
Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
Calories: 588kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 1328mg | Potassium: 798mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 900IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 3.5mg