Spinach Stuffed Shells

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 1 h 10 min 6
Spinach Stuffed Shells
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1/4 tsp Black pepper (for filling)
1 medium Egg (for filling)
1 package (10oz) Frozen spinach (for filling)
1 can(s) - 24 ounces Hunt’s Traditional Spaghetti Sauce, canned (for sauce)
1 tbsp Italian herb seasoning, McCormick (for sauce)
1 tsp Italian herb seasoning, McCormick (for filling)
34 shell(s) Jumbo pasta shells, dry
2 cup, shredded Mozzarella cheese, partially skimmed (for filling)
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated (for filling)
2 cup Ricotta cheese (skimmed milk) (for filling)
1/4 tsp Salt (for filling)


Boil water and cook shells according to package directions (about 15 minutes), make sure to make them al dente.

In a large sauce pan add spaghetti sauce and italian seasoning, then simmer on low, covered for about 10 minutes.

Preheat oven to 375°F

In a large bowl, mix together ricotta, egg, spinach, mozzarella, italian seasoning, parmesan, salt & pepper.

Once shells are cooked and have cooled, fill shells with the cheese mixture and place in baking dish with a little sauce in the bottom. Cover shells with remaining sauce, cover with foil and bake 40 minutes, uncover foil and bake 5 more minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 491
Calories from fat 146
Calories from saturated fat 83
Total Fat 16.2 g
Saturated Fat 9.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.4 g
Cholesterol 86 mg
Sodium 1208 mg
Potassium 754 mg
Total Carbohydrate 57 g
Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
Sugars 6.3 g
Protein 32 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 2.1
Milk Alternative 1.2
Vegetables 1.1

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