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Cabbage & Carrot Stuffed Shells

Cabbage & Carrot Stuffed Shells

Servings: 4-6



  • 1 (12 oz.) box large shells
  • 2 tsp. butter
  • 1 cup (from a 14 oz. package) frozen bell peppers & onions
  • 1 tsp. crushed garlic
  • 1 cup (from a 15 oz. can) Glory Foods Honey Carrots; drained and chopped
  • 1 (15 oz.) can Glory Foods Country Cabbage; drained very well and excess liquid pressed out
  • 2 eggs; beaten well
  • 1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 tbs. chopped parsley
  • 2 tsp. freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1 (24 oz.) jar marinara sauce
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Parmesan cheese for serving, if desired


Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Boil shells according to box directions (do NOT overcook); keep warm.
  3. Melt butter in skillet and cook frozen peppers & onions until soft.
  4. Stir in garlic and Glory Foods Seasoned Cabbage, and remove from heat after cooking 2 minutes more.
  5. Drain any excess liquid from the cabbage mixture, and transfer to a mixing bowl. Add beaten eggs, ricotta, parsley and lemon zest; mix well to incorporate.
  6. Stuff shells with cabbage mixture, and lay in a 12” x 9” baking pan. Cover stuffed shells with marinara sauce and then sprinkle with the mozzarella cheese.
  7. Bake for 30-35 minutes until cheese has melted. Serve with Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Recipe by Michaela Mercer Rosenthal, tangerineOthyme@yahoo.com



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