Fabuless Freezer Cooking: Four Cheese Stuffed Shells

freezer cooking


1 Family

12 jumbo pasta shells
1 15 oz. container low fat ricotta cheese
1 c. shredded provolone cheese
¼ c. grated Parmesan
1 egg
¼ c. chopped fresh parsley
1 t. dried basil leaves
¼ t. minced dried garlic
Dash of salt and pepper
1 ½ c. spaghetti sauce, divided
½ c. shredded mozzarella cheese

6 Families

72 jumbo shells
6 15 oz. containers low fat ricotta cheese
6 c. shredded provolone
1 1/2 c. grated parmesan
6 eggs
11/2 c. chopped fresh parsley
6 t. dried basil leaves
1 ½ tsp. minced dried garlic
Salt and pepper
9 c. sauce, divided
3 c. shredded mozzarella

To Freeze

Cook shells and set aside.  Combine ricotta cheese, provolone cheese, parmesan cheese, egg, parsley, basil, garlic, salt and pepper in bowl.  Stir until well mixed.  Fill shells with cheese mixture and then place in freezer bag for storage.  Put sauce and cheese each in their own separate freezer bags to store.

To Prepare

Thaw filled shells, sauce, and shredded mozzarella cheese.  Spread ½ c. sauce on bottom of 8” square baking pan and place shells inside.  Spread remaining sauce over shells.

Bake, covered, for 30 min.  Uncover and continue baking 15-20 min. until sauce bubbles.  Remove from oven and sprinkle with mozzarella.  Return to oven 1-2 min. until mozzarella is melted.

Categories: Make Ahead/Freezer Meal

Comments & Reviews

Leave a Review/Reply

Want to see your picture by your comment? Get your custom avatar by registering for free at Gravatar.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Rate this recipe: