Created By: Chef Keith Snow
A great way to get more nutrition by using broccoli in the stuffed shells.
16 jumbo pasta shells
2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 pound mushrooms
1 red onion
3 clove garlic cloves
1/2 cup red wine or chicken broth
1 large head broccoli
2 teaspoon fresh herbs.
1 1/2 cup (12 ounces) whole milk ricotta cheese
1/2 cup (2 ounces) Romano cheese,. the real stuff
1 1/2 cup tomato sauce
1. Cook shells according to package directions. Drain.
2. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
3. Warm oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms, onion, and garlic. Cook 5 minutes, or until mushrooms are tender but not limp. Add wine or broth, broccoli, and Italian seasoning. Simmer 15 minutes, or until broccoli is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and stir in ricotta and Romano.
4. Stuff shells with broccoli mixture. Spread a thin layer of sauce over bottom of a 13″ x 9″ (32.5 x 23-cm) baking dish. Arrange shells in dish and top with remaining sauce. Bake 15 minutes, or until heated through.