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Prosciutto Basil Pasta Shells

Looking for an Italian dinner? Serve prosciutto ham with pasta shells and two types of cheese – a delicious meal.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

12
jumbo shell pasta
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
2
garlic cloves, minced
3/4
cup chopped prosciutto or cooked ham
1
cup ricotta cheese
1/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1
tablespoon chopped fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1
egg
1
(14-oz.) jar spaghetti sauce

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool.
  • 3 Meanwhile, heat oil in medium skillet over medium heat until hot. Add garlic and prosciutto; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until garlic is light golden brown.
  • 4 In medium bowl, combine 1/2 the prosciutto mixture with ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, basil and egg; mix well. Stir spaghetti sauce into prosciutto mixture remaining in skillet.
  • 5 Spoon ricotta mixture into cooked shells; place in sprayed baking dish. Spoon spaghetti sauce mixture over shells. Cover with foil.
  • 6 Bake at 375°F. for 35 to 40 minutes or until mixture is thoroughly heated.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool.
  • 3 Meanwhile, heat oil in medium skillet over medium heat until hot. Add garlic and prosciutto; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until garlic is light golden brown.
  • 4 In medium bowl, combine 1/2 the prosciutto mixture with ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, basil and egg; mix well. Stir spaghetti sauce into prosciutto mixture remaining in skillet.
  • 5 Spoon ricotta mixture into cooked shells; place in sprayed baking dish. Spoon spaghetti sauce mixture over shells. Cover with foil.
  • 6 Bake at 375°F. for 35 to 40 minutes or until mixture is thoroughly heated.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
1030mg
1030%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.