Italian Stuffed Shells

Italian Stuffed Shells

Classic Italian Stuffed Shells the whole family will love!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword stuffed shells
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 483 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 10 oz Jumbo shells
  • 1/2 pound Ground sausage
  • 1/2 pound Ground beef
  • 4 oz Cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic powder (to taste)
  • 16 oz Marinara sauce (divided)
  • 3/4 cup Mozzarella cheese (shredded)


  1. Start by cooking the jumbo shells according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile in a skillet cook sausage and ground beef. Drain fat and add cream cheese to the skillet. Cook and mix until cream cheese is melted and well combined. 

  3. Season with garlic powder and Italian seasoning then add 1 cup of marinara sauce.

  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spoon in filling to shells and place in a casserole dish. 

  5.  Top with remaining marinara sauce and shredded mozzarella cheese. Bake for 10-15 minutes until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts
Italian Stuffed Shells
Amount Per Serving
Calories 483 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 84mg 28%
Sodium 813mg 34%
Potassium 607mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 41g 14%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 5g
Protein 25g 50%
Vitamin A 14.1%
Vitamin C 6.7%
Calcium 12.2%
Iron 16.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.