These are amazing! I have been making this recipe for more than twenty years now. It has all my favorite ingredients in it….Bob Evans Sausage, Stove Top Stuffing and Pasta! This is very easy to prepare ahead of time and bake later. This is a little time consuming to make, but easy and worth it!
Boil the shells according to package directions. Drain and rinse in cold water. Fill the pan up with cold water and let the shells sit in the water. Cook Stove Top Stuffing according to the instructions EXCEPT increase the water to 2 cups.
In a large fry pan cook the sausage and the onion until the sausage is thoroughly cooked through. Add the stuffing to the sausage pan.
Mix sausage and stuffing together and let cool.
Pour half the spaghetti sauce into the bottom of a 13 x 9 baking dish. Use a spoon and stuff the shells with the sausage mixture, packing it tightly. Place stuffed shells, open side up, on top of the spaghetti sauce in the pan.
Pour remaining spaghetti sauce over the stuffed shells. Sprinkle with bread crumbs.
Top with cheese and bake for 35 minutes. Garnish with parsley……. DELICIOUS!
20 large shell pasta, I make 25 in case they tear
1# bulk sausage, I use Bob Evans original
24 oz spaghetti sauce
8 oz shredded pizza cheese, or shredded mozzarella cheese
1 box chicken Stove Top Stuffing
1 medium onion, chopped
1 cup plain bread crumbs
parsley, for garnish
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Cook pasta al dente, drain, rinse in cold water. Fill the pan back up with cold water and put pasta in the cold water, set aside. Cook Stove Top according to the package EXCEPT add 2 cups of water instead of what the package calls for. In a large fry pan, cook sausage and onion until sausage is thoroughly cooked through. Combine stuffing with sausage, let cool. Pour half of the spaghetti sauce into the bottom of a 13×9 baking dish. Using a spoon, stuff shells, packing it tightly. Place stuffed shells, open side up, on top of the spaghetti sauce 5 shells across and 4 shells end to end lengthwise. Pour remaining spaghetti sauce over the top of the shells. Sprinkle with bread crumbs. Sprinkle with cheese and bake for 35 minutes. Garnish with parsley and serve.