SPINACH STUFFED SHELLS

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

My good friend Norma gave me a heart-healthy cookbook for my birthday and this stuffed shell recipe is one example of healthy cooking.
Recipe:Convertible Cooking for a Healthy Heart
Photo: blog.nj.com

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 pkg
frozen spinach (10 oz.)
1/4 c
chopped scallions
12 oz
low fat cottage cheese
egg substitute to equal 1 egg
1/4 c
skim milk (optional)
1/4 c
chopped fresh parsley
1/2 tsp
salt (or to taste)
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
20 large
pasta shells
4 c
meatless spaghetti sauce

Step-By-Step

1Cook spinach and scallions in a small amount of water, following the directions on the spinach package; drain.
2In a medium bowl mix cottage cheese, egg substitute, milk (if necessary to thin), and parsley. Add spinach and onion mixture along with salt and pepper and garlic powder. Mix thoroughly.
3Partially boil pasta shells for about 9 minutes and stuff with spinach and cheese filling.
4Spread about 1 cup of the spaghetti sauce on the bottom of a baking dish. Arrange shells in dish and top with remaining 3 cups of spaghetti sauce.
5Cover and bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 30 minutes. Serve hot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #lowfat