SPINACH STUFFED SHELLS

Ellen Bales

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@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.
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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook spinach and scallions in a small amount of water, following the directions on the spinach package; drain.
2
In 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.
3
Partially boil pasta shells for about 9 minutes and stuff with spinach and cheese filling.
4
Spread 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.
5
Cover 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