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Seafood-Stuffed Shells Recipe

Seafood-Stuffed Shells Recipe

These stuffed shells are really good, and we have them often. Even if you don’t like fish, you’ll love this dish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 30 uncooked jumbo pasta shells
  • 1/2 pound bay scallops
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) cream-style cottage cheese
  • 1 carton (15 ounces) ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (6 ounces) lump crabmeat, drained
  • 3/4 pound cooked small shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 jar (15 ounces) Alfredo sauce

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta shells according to package directions.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small skillet over medium heat, cook scallops in butter 1-2 minutes or until opaque. Transfer to a large bowl.
  • 3. Preheat oven to 350°. Place one egg and half the cottage cheese, ricotta, nutmeg and pepper in a blender; cover and process until smooth. Add to scallops. Repeat with remaining egg, cottage cheese, ricotta, nutmeg and pepper. Add to scallops. Stir in crab and shrimp.
  • 4. Drain shells and rinse in cold water. Stuff with seafood mixture. Place in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Top with Alfredo sauce.
  • 5. Cover and bake 30-35 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 10 servings.