Creamy Pesto-Stuffed Shells

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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1 h servings 629 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 629 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 23.7 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 66.9g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 34.1 g
  • 68%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 91 mg
  • 30%
  • Sodium:
  • 911 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  • Prep

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  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.


  • 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.



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

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

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

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