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Main dishes

Make-Ahead Unstuffed Shells

Make-Ahead Unstuffed Shells recipe
photo by:kraft
Here's the saucy, creamy deliciousness of stuffed pasta shells—without the hassle of stuffing them and with the convenience of make-ahead preparation.
time
prep:
30 min
total:
1 hr 15 min
servings
total:
6 servings
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What You Need

4
cups  medium pasta shells, uncooked
1
lb.  extra-lean ground beef
1
jar  (24 oz.) marinara sauce
1
tub  (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese Spread
1/3
cup  chopped fresh basil
1/4
cup  KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
2
Tbsp.  milk
1/2
tsp.  Italian seasoning
1-1/2
cups  KRAFT Shredded Mozzarella Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA

Make It

COOK pasta as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, brown meat in large skillet; drain. Stir in marinara sauce; simmer on medium heat 2 min. Remove from heat.

DRAIN pasta. Mix cream cheese spread, basil, Parmesan, milk and Italian seasoning in large bowl until blended; stir in pasta. Spread half the meat sauce onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; cover with layers of pasta mixture and remaining meat sauce. Sprinkle with mozzarella; cover with foil. Refrigerate up to 24 hours.

HEAT oven to 375ºF. Bake casserole, covered, 40 to 45 min. or until heated through, uncovering after 30 min.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Special Extra
Cook 1 each small chopped onion and green pepper along with the meat.
Variation
Casserole can be baked immediately after assembling. Just reduce the baking time to 30 min., uncovering after 20 min.
Family Fun
Spend time with your family by preparing this meal together and enjoying a walk afterwards.
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