Easy Baked Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Shells



Easy Baked Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Shells

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Ingredients

  • 12 jumbo pasta shells
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups marinara sauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Cook the pasta shells according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine chopped spinach, ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, beaten egg, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
  4. Stuff each cooked pasta shell with the spinach and ricotta mixture.
  5. Spread a thin layer of marinara sauce on the bottom of a baking dish.
  6. Place the stuffed shells in the dish, and top them with the remaining marinara sauce.
  7. Sprinkle with extra mozzarella and Parmesan cheese on top.
  8. Cover the dish with foil and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbly and the shells are heated through.
  9. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before serving.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

These Easy Baked Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Shells are a comforting and cheesy delight that the whole family will love. Perfect for a weeknight dinner or special occasions.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 350, Total Fat: 16g, Saturated Fat: 9g, Cholesterol: 70mg, Sodium: 620mg, Total Carbohydrates: 28g, Dietary Fiber: 3g, Sugars: 5g, Protein: 22g

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