Thursday, June 19, 2008

Stuffed Jumbo Shells

Stuffed Jumbo shells
This recipe for stuffed Jumbo shells laid dormant, sleeping in my blogger draft for about a year ,I guess. I remembered making this dish while staying in US , we had some of the friends who were coming to visit us and on a short notice and I had to fix the dinner .This turn out to be a great hit with them ,hope you also like it ..This recipe can be well incorporated with Manicotti pasta also .

Stuffed Jumbo Shells
Recipe Requirements
10- 15 Jumbo shells
Home Made Panner ( Cottage cheese )
2 tsp of Italian seasoning
2 tbs of fresh chopped coriander leaves
1 tsp of salt
1 tsp of Red pepper powder
1 cup of tomato sauce or any Pasta sauce .
1 tsp black pepper powder
1 tsp of cumin powder
1 medium size onion chopped
1 garlic pod chopped finely

Make the Shells according to package directions .Heat up water in a heavy bottom pan .add pinch of salt .Give them plenty of space to swell and you wont be disappointed , it will take 7-8 mints to cook them ,drain the water .Cook them until they are crunchy to bite .
Preheat the oven to 350 deg F .Meanwhile you prepare the stuffing .
Crumble the Paneer, add all the ingredients and now fill in every shells , use your hands for this it will be easy to fill in,shift the stuffed shells to the baking casserole and add the pasta sauce over them , sprinkle cumin powder over it , cover it and cook it in oven for 10 to 15 mints .
sprinkle some shreded cheddar Cheese and bake another 3-4 mints, Take out ,Serve and enjoy .
Happy Cooking


  1. Looks delicious, i even loved just with the filling even that looks so good.
    Hi hi i too have a few in my draft, but it seems like it will haave to lay there for a while more :-)

  2. Makes a great lunch, yum! Good job Jaya!:))

  3. yummy shells, Jayasree! Love they way you stuffed them. delicious.

  4. Am I excited or what to discover your blog!

    You have some grrrreat recipes and I especially LOVE the Bengali ones. I will be dropping in often now, thanks for the great stuff!

  5. Happy,
    ya there are times when I end up deciding that will post this recipe and then I forget about it and there it lays sleeping in Draft , there are so many recipes which hasn't seen the Days light LOL...Thanks it taste great even without baking it with pasta sauce.

    Thanks fo rliking ,it means a lot .
    thanks for coming here

    Delhi Belle
    welcome here ,wish you a nice stay whenevr you visit my site .
    Thanks friends
    Hugs and smiles


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