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Stuffed Shells Recipe
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Stuffed Shells

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"Jumbo pasta shells filled with spinach, cheese and oregano are baked in pasta sauce for a quick and delicious weeknight meal."

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Original recipe makes 20 shells Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins

    50 mins


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Mix spinach, cottage cheese, 1/2 cup mozzarella, peppers, egg white and oregano until well blended; spoon into shells, adding about 1 heaping Tbsp. to each shell.
  2. Spread half the sauce onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish. Arrange shells, filled-sides up, in baking dish; top with remaining sauce and mozzarella. Cover with foil.
  3. Bake 40 min. or until heated through, removing foil after 30 min.
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  • Makeover - How We Did It:
  • By replacing Italian sausage and full-fat cheese with a combination of low-fat cottage cheese, egg white and Kraft Part Skim Mozzarella Shredded Cheese, we've not only saved you 210 calories and 25 g of fat per serving, but also kept all the delicious flavour. As a bonus, the addition of spinach also makes these shells an excellent source of vitamin A.
  • Recipe nutrition information prepared by Food to Facts for KRAFT Canada Inc.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 05, 2011

I really enjoyed this recipe. I made just a few changes and additions. I substituted ricotta cheese for the cottage cheese, and added some garlic and a little salt to the spinach mixture. I also only used one red bell pepper, as I think two would have been overwhelming. It turned out really well - my whole house loved it.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 24, 2014

Delicious and easy.

Feb 16, 2011

Very good! Could use some garlic and cook spinach before baking :)

Jan 04, 2012

I sautéed the spinach first in garlic... A touch I highly recommend! Delicious!

Sep 08, 2011

This was a quick and easy recipe. I didnt change a thing and thought it was great. Cottage cheese is a great change from the usual ricotta in most recipes and red pepper added great flavor.

Apr 13, 2012

We had to add a LOT more sauce to prevent the shells from getting hard. (pic posted) I made 2 batches. I am not a fan of cooked spinach, but thought we could give this a try, see if the flavor is hidden enough. there was waaaay too much (which is why I made 2 batches) With my 2nd batch I ran out of spaghetti sauce and had to get a can of mushroom spaghetti sauce ::bleh:: which is all we had in the house. My fiance would prefer meat in his shells. I thought they were pretty good though. DEFINATELY had to add garlic. I took the advice and sauteed them with the spinach.

Jun 10, 2014

I just made this recipe. Came out great! I did make a few adjustments: used lean ground turkey and mushrooms to the sautéed spinach. When that mixture was cooled and well drained I mixed it with the cheeses and continued to follow the recipe.

Mar 13, 2014

We really enjoyed this recipe. It was probably the best vegetarian meal that I've ever made. I served them with garlic bread and a nice vegetable salad.


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  • Calories
  • 414 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 55.4 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 10.1 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 7.3 g
  • 29%
  • Protein
  • 23.7 g
  • 47%
  • Sodium
  • 1075 mg
  • 43%

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

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