|Cheesy, saucy, meaty, deliciousness.|
20 jumbo pasta shells
1 lb. ground beef
1 Tbsp. onion powder
1 1/2 bottles of marinara sauce (obviously you could make your own, I was cutting corner for sunday dinner :-)
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. italian seasoning
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
3 cups ricotta cheese
1 (16 oz.) bag of shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 tsp. salt
fresh cracked black pepper
Step 1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Season ground beef with onion powder and brown ground beef in a skillet over medium-high heat and drain. Return ground beef to skillet and add marinara sauce. Season with salt, italian seasoning, and garlic powder. Heat on medium heat.
Step 2: Cook about 20 pasta shells according to the box directions, drain, and set aside.
Step 3: In a large bowl whisk the 2 eggs until beaten. Add the ricotta cheese, about 3/4 of the bag of mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, salt, and black pepper and stir until combined.
Step 4: Transfer the cheese mixture to a gallon sized ziploc bag.
Step 5: Pour half of the meat sauce mixture into a casserole dish.
Step 6: Start piping the cheese mixture into the pasta shells and place in the casserole dish.
Fill all of the pasta shells and top with remaining meat sauce and mozzarella cheese.
Bake in a preheated oven for about 30 minutes, or until cheese is golden and bubbly. Let sit for 5 minutes and serve!