Weeknight Lasagna with Large Shells

Cook Time: 25 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4-6

INGREDIENTS

  • 450 grams Italpasta Large Shells, cooked and drained
  • 3/4 pounds ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 jar Marinara sauce
  • 1 cup ricotta
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup parsley, chopped

DIRECTIONS

  1. Brown beef in a skillet set over medium heat with oil.
  2. Add marinara sauce, simmer for 20 minutes
  3. Cook pasta and drain
  4. Add pasta, ricotta, Parmesan and parsley to sauce.
  5. Sprinkle mozzarella over top.

SOURCE

Italpasta Large Shells

LESSONS LEARNED

  • Use the biggest pot, not a frying pan, to brown the beef
  • Add garlic to the oil

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