James B. Crucetti, M.D., M.P.H.
No snails were harmed in developing this recipe. However, pasta shells had better watch out!
Giant Sea Snails
1 1/2 cups broccoli florets
1 8 oz package of part-skim ricotta cheese
1 16 oz package jumbo pasta shells, cooked and drained (you will need 12 unbroken ones for the recipe)
1 cup pasta sauce
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cover bottom of casserole dish with 1/2 cup pasta sauce. Bring water to boil and drop broccoli into water. Cook until tender; drain. When cool, cut the broccoli into little pieces. Combine chopped broccoli, ricotta cheese, egg and rest of pasta sauce in a bowl and mix well. Stuff the mixture into each shell and arrange in a baking dish. Cover with foil and bake 30 minutes.
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