Sunday, July 11, 2010

Chicken Parmesan Filled Shells


1-1/2 cups ricotta cheese
1 egg
1/2 tsp. parsley
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/8 tsp. oregano
1/8 tsp. pepper
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 cups shredded Mozzarella cheese, divided
2 cups cooked, shredded chicken
16 jumbo pasta shells, cooked and drained
2-3 cups spaghetti sauce


1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine ricotta cheese, egg, parsley, garlic powder, oregano and pepper; mix well. Stir in Parmesan cheese, 1-1/4 cups Mozzarella cheese and chicken.

2. Preheat oven to 350ยบ.

3. Pour half of the spaghetti sauce in the bottom of an 9x13-inch baking dish. Evenly fill shells with chicken mixture and place in dish. Pour remaining sauce over shells; sprinkle with remaining Mozzarella cheese.

4. Cover dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Yield: 4-6 servings.

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