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Thanksgiving Stuffed Shells

Leftover turkey, dressing and sweet potatoes make terrific stuffing for jumbo pasta shells. We add cheese and use turkey gravy as the sauce for this crowd-pleaser. —Robin Haas, Cranston, Rhode Island
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 24 uncooked jumbo pasta shells
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup cubed cooked turkey
  • 1 cup cooked stuffing
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder, optional
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup turkey gravy, warmed

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Cook shells according to package directions for al dente.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix mozzarella cheese, turkey, stuffing and green onions. In a small bowl, stir sweet potatoes and, if desired, mix in chili powder.
  • Drain shells; fill each with 2 tablespoons stuffing mixture and 2 teaspoons sweet potato mixture. Arrange in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake, covered, 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Serve with gravy.

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