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Pulled Pork Stuffed Shells

Pulled Pork Stuffed Shells are stuffed with a pulled pork and cheese mixture and topped with a combination of pasta sauce and bbq sauce. It's an Italian meal with lots of southern bbq flavor and it's really easy to make.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Southern
Keyword dinner, stuffed shells
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 box jumbo pasta shells
  • 1 pound pulled pork
  • 2 green onions, sliced (set aside a few to sprinkle on top)
  • 1 1/4 cups ricotta cheese or cottage cheese
  • 1/2 teapsoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cups shredded Colby Jack or Mexican cheese
  • 1 (24-ounce) jar pasta sauce
  • 2/3 cup bbq sauce


  • Cook shells in salted water according to maufacturer's deirections. Drain.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees and lightly grease a 9x13-inch pan.
  • In a large bowl, stir together pulled pork, green onion, ricotta cheese, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, salt, pepper, mozzarella cheese, and Colby Jack cheese.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together pasta sauce and bbq sauce. Spread about 1/2 a cup in the bottom of the prepared baking dish.
  • Stuff shells with pulled pork mixture. Place in baking dish.
  • Pour remaining sauce over shells. Sprinkle with reserved green onion.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes.
    Uncover and bake another 15 to 20 minutes. Serve.