Sausage Stuffed Shells

Sausage Shells


Sausage Stuffed Shells


Prep Time
1 Hour, 15 Minutes

Cook Time
45 Minutes

These sausage stuffed shells are filled with sausage, cheese, and good times.


1 pound Neese’s Extra Sage Sausage

32 ounces Marinara

16 ounces Shredded Mozzarella

16 ounces Shredded Parmesan

12 ounces Large Pasta Shells

8 ounces Frozen Spinach

8 ounces Ricotta Cheese

8 Basil Leaves

Step One

Set aside spinach to thaw or run under lukewarm water

Step Two

Over medium high heat, cook and crumble the extra sage sausage

Step Three

Once sausage is cooked, remove from heat and allow to cool enough to handle in your hands. Drain fat if desired.

Step Four

In a large pot, add the shells to boiling water. Cook them to an al dente (firm) texture, straining and setting them aside.

Step Five

In the pan you cooked the sausage, add the thawed spinach, all the ricotta cheese, and half of the parmesan and mozzarella. Mix thoroughly.

Step Six

Add a thin layer of marinara to the bottom of a Pyrex baking pan.

Step Seven

Add the sausage, spinach, and cheese mixture into the shells. Place filled shells in Pyrex baking pan.

Step Eight

Once all shells are filled and placed in pan, top shells with the rest of the marinara and then with the remainder of the mozzarella and parmesan cheeses.

Step Nine

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Place the shells in the oven. Cook for 30-40 minutes or until cheese is baked to desired degree. Garnish with basil leaves and serve.