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Creamy Pesto-Stuffed Shells Recipe
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Creamy Pesto-Stuffed Shells

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"Jumbo pasta shells are stuffed with a creamy pesto, browned beef, and cheese mixture then baked with your favorite spaghetti sauce--easy and delicious!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cook shells as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, brown beef with onions in large skillet; drain. Remove from heat. Stir in 3/4 cup cooking creme, ricotta, 1/2 cup mozzarella and Parmesan.
  3. Drain shells; stuff with meat mixture. Spread 1 cup sauce onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish; top with shells and remaining sauce. Cover.
  4. Bake 25 min. Mix remaining cooking creme and milk; drizzle over shells. Top with remaining mozzarella. Bake, uncovered, 5 min. or until cheese is melted.
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Footnotes

  • Serving Suggestion: Serve with a crisp mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Light Dressing.
  • Special Extra: Garnish with chopped fresh basil just before serving.
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Reviews More Reviews

May 23, 2012

Excellent dish. Taste was great and easy to make. I omitted the beef and added everything else. Great meal for the family.

 
Aug 21, 2012

just okay for me. Not sure I would make these again. They were okay.

 

4 Ratings

Mar 17, 2013

Very good. The only thing that I didn't like was I had to fill medium size ones

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 629 kcal
  • 31%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 66.9 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol
  • 91 mg
  • 30%
  • Fat
  • 23.7 g
  • 37%
  • Fiber
  • 4.8 g
  • 19%
  • Protein
  • 34.1 g
  • 68%
  • Sodium
  • 911 mg
  • 36%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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