Cheese Stuffed Conchiglioni with Italian Tomato Sauce

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Cheese Stuffed Conchiglioni with Italian Tomato Sauce

This is a fantastic pasta dish that your friends will love it. It's good for special occasions or a week night dinner.

  • Preparation time
  • Preparation time

    15 minute
  • cooking time
  • Cooking time

    25 minute
  • Preparation time
  • Difficulty

    Medium
  • cooking time
  • Serving

    6 People
  • Goody kitchen

Ingredients

1 pack Goody Conchiglioni

1 large pack cream cheese

¾ cup parmesan cheese, grated

¾ cup mozzarella cheese, grated

3 tbsp yellow pepper, finely chopped

1 cup fresh basil

1 tsp salt

1 tsp black pepper

½ tsp nutmeg

For the tomato sauce:

2 tbsp olive oil

1 garlic clove, mashed

2 cans peeled tomato

Salt and black pepper to taste

1 cube Goody chicken stock

1 large onion, finely chopped

1 red pepper, grilled, peeled and cut

2 tbsp oregano

1 tsp nutmeg

1 tbsp cream cheese

1 cup whipping cream

1 cup white grape juice for cooking

2 tbsp sugar

3 tbsp fresh basil, chopped

Method

1.In a deep bowl, mix the 3 types of cheese, pepper, nutmeg, salt and black pepper. Mix well until thick.
2. Boil pasta until done. Set aside to cool. In the meantime, form the cheese mix into strawberry sized balls. Wrap each cheese ball with a basil leave. Stuff each pasta shell with a cheese ball. Place in a rectangle shaped Pyrex baking dish.
3. For the tomato sauce: In a deep pot, heat oil. Add the comments and garlic. Stir fry for 2 minutes. Add the stock and stir well. Add the pepper and stir for 2 minutes on low heat. Sprinkle some salt and black pepper. Add the canned tomatoes, oregano, basil, sugar and nutmeg. Stir continuously for 5 minutes on high heat. Add the white grape juice, stir well for 10 minutes on medium heat. Add the cheese and cream. Stir well and leave mixture on low heat for 10 minutes until it thickens. Turn off heat and leave sauce to cool well. Pure mixture in a blender until smooth and heat one more time.
4. Pour over the cheese stuffed pasta and sprinkle with mozzarella, parmesan and oregano, put it in the over for 10 minutes or till it's golden. Serve.

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