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Spinach and Ricotta-Stuffed Shells Recipe

Looking for an easy Spinach and Ricotta-Stuffed Shells recipe? Learn how to make Spinach and Ricotta-Stuffed Shells using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by stickysachs

Makes 4 servings



Jumbo pasta shells stuffed with spinach and cheese mixture.

Recipe Ingredients for Spinach and Ricotta-Stuffed Shells

6 oz. pasta shells, jumbo
24 oz. marinara sauce
30 oz. ricotta
2 cups baby spinach, chopped
1/2 cup Parmesan, grated
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/2 cup mozzarella, grated

Recipe Directions for Spinach and Ricotta-Stuffed Shells

  1. Set an oven rack to the highest position and heat oven to 400 degrees F. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and run under cold water to cool.

  2. Spread the marinara sauce in the bottom of a large boilerproof baking dish.

  3. In a bowl, combine the ricotta, spinach, Parmesan, salt, and pepper. Spoon the mixture into the shells and place them on top of the sauce.

  4. Sprinkle the shells with the mozzarella and bake until heated through, 10-12 minutes.

  5. Increase heat to broil. Broil the shells until cheese begins to brown, 2-5 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 467.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
664
Calories from Fat
260
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
28.9g
44%
Saturated Fat
15.8g
79%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
119mg
40%
Sodium
1543mg
64%
Potassium
994mg
28%
Total Carbohydrates
59.3g
20%
Dietary Fiber
4.8g
19%
Sugars
16.0g
Protein
41.0g
Vitamin A 63% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 88% Iron 23%
* 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 calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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