Friday, April 11, 2008

Stuffed Shells

1 (12 oz.) Box Jumbo Shells
1 lb. ground meat (I used venison)
2 T. Olive Oil
1 (6 oz.) chopped zucchini
1 cup finely chopped onion
1 clove minced garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 egg
1/4 cup grated parmigiano cheese
1 (26 oz.) jar tomato sauce
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Preheat oven to 350F.
Cook shells according to package; drain. Reserving 1/3 cup of the cooking water.
Cook meat in large skillet until no longer pink. Drain grease.
Add oil, zucchini, onion, garlic, reserved water; continue 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
Add seasonings and blend well. Let mixture cool.
Stir in egg and parmigiano cheese.
Pour 1 cup tomato sauce into 9"x13" baking dish
Fill shells with meat mixture; place in dish. Pour remaining sauce over shells; sprinkle mozzarella cheese over the top, cover with foil.
Bake for 30 minutes or until thouroughly heated.


  1. Those things are starving me to death. Looks great.

  2. This is real comfort food with a bit of an Italian flair :).

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