Stuffed shells can seem like a lot of work, but it's actually really easy! Try this stuffed shells recipe with video and enjoy a delicious, tasty homemade ricotta stuffed shells your whole family will love. This is comfort food like no other! Plus you can make it ahead of time and it's freezer friendly!
Pre-heat the oven to 375º
Cook the shells according to the package instructions, to al dente. Drain.
Mix the ingredients for the cream sauce in a saucepan and heat through.
Place the cream sauce in the bottom of your baking dish.
Place the cooked shells on top of the cream sauce.
For the ricotta mixture: mix everything in a single bowl
Scoop filling into a spoon, and push it into each shell with your finger.
Top this with cherry tomatoes and drizzled marinara sauce.
Cover with mozzarella and parmesan.
Place little scoops of the basil pesto on top of the cheese.
Bake for 20-30 minutes covered.
Uncover and bake an additional 5-10 minutes or broil for 2-3 minutes.