Stuffed Jumbo Shells with Sausage
A hearty pasta dish that makes for a crowd pleasing meal —
  • 1 pound DiRusso’s® Italian Sausage Links
  • 1box (12 ounces) Jumbo Shells, uncooked
  • 2pounds (4 cups) ricotta cheese
  • 8ounces (2 cups) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3/4cup grated Romano cheese
  • 3 egss, slightly beaten
  • 2tablespoons fresh parsley
  • 2tablespoons fresh celery leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2teaspoon salt
  • 1/4teaspoon pepper
  • 1jar (32 ounce) spaghetti sauce
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a skillet, cook the sausage links over medium heat, turning often, for about 20-25 minutes, or until the center of the link is not longer pink. Remove and cut the links into 1 inch slides. Set aside.
  3. Cook Jumbo Shells according to package directions. Cool in a single layer on wax paper to keep shells from sticking together.
  4. Combine cheeses, eggs and seasonings. Fill each shell with about 1-1/2 tablespoons cheese mixture.
  5. Spread a thin layer of sauce on bottom of 13 x 9 inch baking pan. Place shells in a single layer in the pan; cover with remaining sauce and the sliced sausage. Sprinkle with additional Romano cheese, if desired.
  6. Cover with aluminum foil. Bake for about 40 minutes. Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.