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Spinach Stuffed Pasta Shells


Spinach Stuffed Pasta Shells

Serves 6

Preheat oven 350o

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Estimated values per serving:

Calories = 350                      Fat = 7 grams                        Points: 6

Spinach Stuffed Pasta Shells

Ingredients:

24 jumbo pasta shells

6 ounces fresh spinach – chopped

8 ounces fat free ricotta cheese

3 ounces low fat grated mozzarella cheese

2 ounces grated parmesan

1 tablespoon fresh parsley

Sauce Ingredients:

2 cloves garlic – minced

2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese

1 tablespoon low calorie butter spread – melted

8 ounces fat free chicken broth

1 teaspoon fresh parsley – chopped

Directions:

  1. Boil a large pot of water and add jumbo shells.  Boil shells for 3 – 4 minutes (they should be slightly softened).  Drain hot water and add cold water.  Keep shells in cold water until ready to stuff.
  2. Combine spinach, ricotta, mozzarella, parmesan and parsley in food processor and pulse until well combined.
  3. Combine all sauce ingredients and pour into a 9X13-inch baking pan.
  4. Stuff pasta shells with spinach mixture.
  5. Place pasta shells in baking pan.  Bake for 30 minutes, covered.

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