Jumbo pasta shells are filled with creamy ricotta and topped with marinara and mozzarella cheese. this Ricotta-filled mussels A simple alert meal with family and freezer-friendly cuisine!
Stuffed mussels are a large winner in our house. The whole family loves them and always comes back for seconds. This version of ricotta is our favorite, but you can also make other fun variations like this cheesy Stuffed mussels. So delicious!
My family loves this recipe! It is something that every one of my children will eat. Even my 2 year ancient mussel will eat the mussel afterwards.
This dish is classic and extremely pure comfort. Creamy, cheesy and delicious. Imagine a jumbo pasta crust filled with creamy ricotta and covered with marinara and cheese. So, will it be better than that?
I think it's great that it's very simple to prepare and can be made in less than 45 minutes. It is great for cooking in advance and also freezer-friendly.
How to make mussels stuffed with ricotta
Cook the pasta. Put the mussels in a saucepan with boiling water and let cook al dente for about 8 minutes. Drain and run under cold water.
combine. Pour a cup of marinara under the 9 × 13-inch pan. Mix the ricotta, parmesan, eggs, parsley, Italian spices, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Fill the mussels with a small cookie spoon with a ricotta mixture. Put the mussels in the pan and fill them with the remaining sauce and cheese.
cook. Cover with foil and bake at 350 ° C for 20 to 25 minutes. Remove the foil and cook for about 5 minutes until the cheese swells.
- If you want to add some protein, with your favorite meat sauce or Bolognese sauce.
- Would you like to make filled bowls of spinach ricotta? Add 1/2 cup of frozen spinach (thawed and squeezed) to the cheese mixture.
- Put the flakes of pepper into the ricotta mixture for a small heat.
What is served with stuffed mussels?
Progress + freeze
Do it in advance: Boil the pasta and assemble the dish according to the instructions. Cover with foil and put in the fridge for 1 day. When you're alert to cook, take it out of the fridge and abandon it at room temperature while the oven warms up. Then cook it according to the instructions.
Freezing Instructions: Prepare the plate with the freezer as indicated. Do not cook and wrap with foil instead. Then store it in the freezer. Bake in the frozen state for about 50 minutes or until the cheese bubbles.
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