Cheese Stuffed Shells Recipe

Looking for an easy Cheese Stuffed Shells recipe? Learn how to make Cheese Stuffed Shells using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by andrea84

Makes 6 servings



Mixing ricotta with nonfat cottage cheese gives this filling more body and flavour while reducing the fat content.

Recipe Ingredients for Cheese Stuffed Shells

1 cup ricotta cheese, part-skim
1 cup cottage cheese, fat-free
1 tsp salt
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tbsp dried oregano
1/4 tsp black pepper
3 cup tomato sauce, canned
1 lb cooked pasta

Recipe Directions for Cheese Stuffed Shells

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.

  2. Mix together cheeses, salt, garlic powder, oregano and pepper.

  3. Spread a few spoonfuls of tomato sauce on bottom of a 9- x 13-inch baking dish.

  4. When cooked shells are cool enough to handle, fill each shell with cheese mixture and place in baking dish. When all shells are in dish, spoon remaining tomato sauce over shells. Cover pan and bake for 20 minutes. Yields about 4 shells per serving.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 279.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
342
Calories from Fat
54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.0g
9%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
71mg
24%
Sodium
1254mg
52%
Potassium
648mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
52.3g
17%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
5.6g
Protein
20.2g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 18% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in thiamin
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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