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Stuffed Shells with Ricotta and Homemade Mushroom Sauce.

Stuffed Shells with Ricotta and Homemade Mushroom Sauce

Hey everyone, it's Jim, welcome to my recipe site. Today, we're going to make a special dish, stuffed shells with ricotta and homemade mushroom sauce. It is one of my favorites. This time, I am going to make it a bit tasty. This will be really delicious.

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To get started with this recipe, we must prepare a few ingredients. You can cook stuffed shells with ricotta and homemade mushroom sauce using 22 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you cook that.

The ingredients needed to make Stuffed Shells with Ricotta and Homemade Mushroom Sauce:

  1. {Make ready of Tomato sauce.
  2. {Take of can crushed tomatoes.
  3. {Make ready of onion, minced.
  4. {Take of garlic, minced.
  5. {Prepare of mushrooms, sliced.
  6. {Make ready of Italian seasoning.
  7. {Take of paprika powder (optional).
  8. {Prepare of bay leaf (optional).
  9. {Prepare of olive oil.
  10. {Take of Salt & pepper to taste.
  11. {Get of sugar if needed.
  12. {Take of Filling.
  13. {Take of ricotta cheese.
  14. {Take of grated fresh Parmesan cheese.
  15. {Make ready of egg, beaten.
  16. {Get of salt.
  17. {Take of Pepper to taste.
  18. {Take of peas, chopped spinach, kale, or your favorite green.
  19. {Prepare of Pasta/toppings.
  20. {Take of jumbo shells (about half of a 12 oz box, I used Barilla n.334).
  21. {Take of fresh mozzarella.
  22. {Take of Grated Parmesan to taste.

Instructions to make Stuffed Shells with Ricotta and Homemade Mushroom Sauce:

  1. Saute the onion and garlic in olive oil until soft. Add mushrooms and continue sautéing until they are soft too..
  2. Add the crushed tomatoes and about 1/4 cup water (enough to rinse out the can with). Add herbs/spices. Bring to a simmer and cook on low for 15 minutes..
  3. Once the tomato sauce has cooked for 15 minutes, adjust taste with salt and pepper, and add a little sugar if you want the sauce to be sweeter. Set aside..
  4. Mix together the ingredients for the filling. Set aside..
  5. Preheat oven to 350F/180C..
  6. Boil a large pot of water and cook the pasta extra al dente. It’s 9 minutes for the Barilla brand. Drain and rinse in cold water to stop the cooking and prevent sticking..
  7. In a large oven dish (9x13 in or so), spread out half of the sauce across the bottom..
  8. Stuff each pasta shell with the ricotta filling using a spoon and arrange across the dish..
  9. After all the shells are done, spread the rest of the sauce across the top. Top with sliced, fresh mozzarella and sprinkle over Parmesan..
  10. Cover with aluminum foil and bake in the middle rack for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, remove foil and bake another 5-10 minutes to get some extra color on the cheese if desired..
  11. Remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes. Dig in!.

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