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Stuffed Pasta Shells

Stuffed Pasta Shells
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4

Cheese stuffed pasta shells are perfect for a hearty dinner. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

12
uncooked jumbo pasta shells
1
(14-oz.) jar spaghetti sauce
1
cup light ricotta cheese
4
oz. nonfat cream cheese, softened
2
oz. (1/2 cup) shredded 6-cheese Italian recipe blend cheese
1/2
cup frozen cut leaf spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain*
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
2
tablespoons shredded 6-cheese Italian recipe blend cheese

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook pasta shells to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain.
  • 2
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spread 1 cup of the spaghetti sauce in bottom of ungreased 12x8-inch (2-quart) baking dish.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, combine ricotta cheese, cream cheese, 1/2 cup shredded cheese, spinach and garlic salt; mix well. Fill each cooked shell with about 2 rounded tablespoonfuls ricotta mixture. Place shells in baking dish. Spoon remaining spaghetti sauce over shells; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons shredded cheese. Cover with sprayed foil.
  • 4
    Bake at 350°F. for 25 to 35 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Expert Tips

  • * To quickly thaw spinach, place in colander or strainer; rinse with warm water until thawed. Squeeze dry with paper towels.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
1060mg
44%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
4g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
45%
45%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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