Spinach-Stuffed Pasta Shells

Spinach-Stuffed Pasta Shells

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Bake Time: 40 minutes

12 dried jumbo shell macaroni
1 10-oz package frozen chopped spinach, thawed
2 eggs
1 8-oz package shredded Italian cheese blend (2 cups)
1 c ricotta cheese
1 26-oz jar pasta sauce

1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Rinse pasta with cold water; drain again. Set aside. Meanwhile, drain thawed spinach well, pressing out extra liquid.
2. For filling, in a medium bowl beat eggs. Stir in spinach, 1 1/2 c of the Italian cheese blend, and the ricotta cheese. Spoon a rounded 2 Tbsp of the filling into each jumbo shell. Place shells in 2-qt square baking dish. Pour pasta sauce over shells.
3. Bake, covered, at 350 for about 40 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 c Italian cheese blend before serving.

Yield: 4 servings

From Better Homes and Gardens New Cookbook

Ken's rating: ****
Chalsea's rating: ****


adam and andrea said...

ok, I made these too...they were awesome...I wasn't lying when I told you that you feed my family.