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Prosciutto- and Spinach-Stuffed Shells

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  • 35 min prep time
  • 1 hr 15 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 5 servings
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Here's a Roman beauty--a meatless Italian pasta dish with smoky prosciutto, frozen spinach, and fresh basil.

24
uncooked jumbo pasta shells (about 6 oz)
1
jar (26 oz) tomato-basil pasta sauce
3
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (12 oz)
1
cup cottage cheese
1
cup chopped prosciutto (4 1/2 oz)
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Spread 1/3 cup of the pasta sauce over bottom of baking dish.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese, the cottage cheese, prosciutto and spinach. Spoon scant 2 tablespoons mixture into each shell. Arrange filled shells in baking dish. Pour remaining pasta sauce over stuffed shells. Sprinkle remaining 2 cups mozzarella cheese evenly over sauce.
  • 3 Cover dish with foil. Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with basil.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Spread 1/3 cup of the pasta sauce over bottom of baking dish.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese, the cottage cheese, prosciutto and spinach. Spoon scant 2 tablespoons mixture into each shell. Arrange filled shells in baking dish. Pour remaining pasta sauce over stuffed shells. Sprinkle remaining 2 cups mozzarella cheese evenly over sauce.
  • 3 Cover dish with foil. Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with basil.

Expert Tips

Chopped cooked bacon can be used instead of the prosciutto.

Make this casserole up to 8 hours in advance. Cover and refrigerate until it's time to bake.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
590
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
34%
Saturated Fat
11g
53%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
1750mg
73%
Total Carbohydrate
61g
20%
Dietary Fiber
5g
22%
Protein
37g
37%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%
100%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
60%
60%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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