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Chicken-Stuffed Shells with Two Sauces

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 6

Fragrant fresh basil makes these stuffed shells special; prepared sauces save time. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

18
uncooked jumbo pasta shells
3/4
cup lightly packed chopped fresh basil leaves
3
cups diced cooked chicken breast (about 1 lb)
1
cup small-curd cottage cheese
1
egg
2
cups tomato pasta sauce
1
container (10 oz) refrigerated Alfredo sauce
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta shells as directed on package.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix 1/2 cup of the basil leaves, the chicken, cottage cheese and egg. Spoon about 1 heaping tablespoon mixture into each cooked pasta shell.
  • 3
    Pour pasta sauce into baking dish; spread to evenly coat bottom of dish. Place filled shells over sauce, filled sides up. Drizzle Alfredo sauce over shells. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cover tightly with foil.
  • 4
    Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until sauce is bubbly and shells are hot. Sprinkle with remaining basil.

Expert Tips

  • Save prep time by making the filling and the sauce the night before. Stuff the cooked shells before guests arrive, and bake the dish while you put together a salad.
  • Use a decorating bag without a tip to easily stuff the shells with the chicken mixture.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
560
Calories from Fat
230
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
39%
Saturated Fat
13g
64%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
150mg
50%
Sodium
1030mg
43%
Potassium
580mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
10g
Protein
39g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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