This is an all-time favorite and easy to assemble since the noodles are raw when stuffed. The noodles soften in the sauce overnight and taste as though they had been already cooked. The kids love the have the job of stuffing the shells, but be prepared for a little mess:)
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Cost: Approx. $5.50
1 block of cream cheese ($1.00)
2 cups mozzarella cheese ($1.00)
1 box large shell pasta ($2.25)
2 Tbsp. minced garlic
Pepper to taste
1 jar Spaghetti Sauce ($1.25)
Mix together cheeses, egg, garlic and pepper well. Place mixture in large Ziplock bag and seal. Cut the corner off the bag to allow cheese to squeeze through. Fill pasta shells and freeze.
Take frozen pasta shells and place in 9x13 pan. Cover with sauces and let set overnight in refrigerator covered.
When ready to bake. Place covered 9x13 in oven at 305 degrees and bake for approximately 30 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.