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Easy Cottage-Cheesy Stuffed Shells

An easy dinner for any occasion, these pasta shells are stuffed with a smooth filling made with Bison Cottage Cheese and fresh herbs.


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This recipe uses:


  • 3-3/4 cups Bison Cottage Cheese
  • 12 oz jumbo pasta shells
  • 1 Tbsp Kosher salt
  • 6 oz Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 egg
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, minced
  • 3/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 28 oz marinara sauce
  • 8 oz mozzarella cheese, grated


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • Step 2

    Coat a 13x9 baking dish with butter or olive oil. Spread half the marinara sauce on the bottom of the dish. Set aside.

  • Step 3

    Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta shells and cook until al dente, according to package directions.

  • Step 4

    Drain pasta shells, rinse with cool water, and set aside.

  • Step 5

    In a large bowl, combine Bison Cottage Cheese, Parmesan cheese, egg, garlic, parsley, basil, salt, and pepper.

  • Step 6

    Spoon mixture into shells and place shells in the baking dish. Cover shells with remaining sauce and sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top.

  • Step 7

    Bake for 25 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve immediately and enjoy!