Friday, April 15, 2011

Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Shells

This week for Real Women of Philadelphia, I made Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Shells. Yup, you heard right, hot sauce, blue cheese, chicken, all stuffed in a shell!

Apparently I’m keeping with some HOT theme, lord knows why; it’s not like it ain’t hot enough already in Texas. ~ I’m smiling because I secretly love the weather, but it’s like some rite of passage that every Texan must complain about the weather, and talk about a drought. “Maaaan this is some drought we’re havin’ – we sure could use some rain….”

I told my husband, I’ve never been in Texas a summer where they WEREN’T having a drought! It’s a desert area!! I love, love, love it still. So, this hot little twist on your regular stuffed shells may have you squintin’ a little funny, but give it a shot, we can all cook a little outside the box a little. I think THESE stuffed shells sound like the perfect new twist on football this season….

***Oh, and if you happened to be a roommate of mine between August and December 2005 and living in Flagstaff, AZ or surrounding area, you’re mentioned in this video. I also shush my cat. HA.

~Peace, Love, and Buffalo Ya’ll!

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Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Shells

Yield: Serves 8

Ingredients:

1 package jumbo shells
2 chicken breasts
2/3 cup(s) of hot sauce
1/3 cup(s) of blue cheese
1 cup(s) of ricotta cheese
1 package Philadelphia Cooking Creme
1/3 cup(s) of parmesan
1/3 cup(s) of mozzarella
1 pinch of salt and pepper
12 ounce(s) of marinara sauce

Directions:

Prepare pasta according to package, set aside.
Season chicken with salt/pepper. Cut chicken breasts into strips, cook on stovetop until juices run clear 8-10 minutes.
In a bowl, mix your shredded cheeses, blue cheese, ricotta and Philadelphia Cooking Creme. Mix well, and add chicken.
Stuff this mixture into the precious shells.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until thoroughly heated. During the last 10-15 minutes of cooking, pour marinara sauce on top of the shells.
Enjoy with your family or friends!

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2 Responses to “Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Shells”

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    Uncle Gary's Gourmet Peppers — April 12, 2012 @ 6:55 pm

    Love Buffalo Chicken and Stuffed shells what a great combination.. Thank you for sharing this great recipes…

    • katieb replied: — April 13th, 2012 @ 1:36 am

      They are spicy but good!

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