Ingredients

How to make it

  • THE SAUCE:
  • Saute the onions in 2 tablespoons of the oil for about 5 minutes
  • Add garlic, saute for 1 minute
  • Add the tomatoes, break them up with spoon
  • Add tomato sauce, sugar, salt, oregano, basil, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and the fennel seeds.
  • Cover the sauce pan and cook for 1 hour over low heat.
  • Uncover and cook 1 hour 20 minutes longer stirring occasionally.
  • remove from heat and add the parsley.
  • THE CHEESE FILLING:
  • Combine all cheeses, the egg, 1/4 teaspoon pepper and 2 tablespoon parsley in a large bowl
  • Remove 1 3/4 cup to a medium bowl
  • Drain the spinach well and add to the medium bowl.
  • PASTA SHELLS
  • Cook the pasta shells el dente
  • spray 2 9x12 glass dishes
  • Stuff half with the spinach, half with the plain
  • Cover the bottoms of pans with the sauce,
  • Place shells on the sauce
  • brush shells with the remaining 2 tablespoons oil.
  • Place in a hot oven 425 COVERED
  • Uncover the pans and bake for 10 minutes longer or until heated through and the sauce is bubbly.
  • Let rest for about 5 minutes.
  • You can prepare the day before an place in frig until time to bake... this makes it nice as you can spend time with quests.
  • Enjoy

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  • luvshk 6 years ago
    How did I miss this? Love pasta and especially like to double batch and freeze one like you said. Thanks.
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    " It was excellent "
    sparow64 ate it and said...
    I love this! Have company coming for supper Saturday, I think I just found my main dish! You have some great recipes...as I have time I am going over recipes I have missed...I am gonna weigh a ton if I make them all! LOL...great post. Gets a high 5!
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  • thepiggs 7 years ago
    Got any other recipes like this???

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  • thepiggs 7 years ago
    These are delish!!!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    krumkake ate it and said...
    Wow, that sounds WONDERFUL! I like making large batches, too, so I have some to freeze for later. This is yet another recipe on my "must try" list...I LOVE Italian dishes!
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    " It was excellent "
    zena824 ate it and said...
    Love that Italian stuff......
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  • chefmeow 7 years ago
    Another must try. This sounds fabulous and one I know we would love. The items are now on my grocery lists. Thanks for posting.
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