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spinach stuffed shells

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Dorene Fishkin
Tacoma, WA

These delicious shells are a favorite with the spinach lovers in our family!

★★★★★ 1
serves 6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For spinach stuffed shells

  • 20
    pasta shells, jumbo size
  • 1 c
    onions, chopped
  • 16 oz
    fresh spinach
  • 3 c
    ricotta cheese
  • 2 c
    panko bread crumbs, plain
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese
  • dash
    seasoned salt
  • 2 c
    marinara sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
  • cooking oil spray

How To Make spinach stuffed shells

  • 1
    Cook shells according to package directions. Drain and set aside. Heat cooking oil spray in a large skillet. Add onions and cook until softened. Add spinach and cook until wilted.
  • 2
    Press out excess moisture. Add seasoned salt. Combine ricotta, breadcrumbs, parmesean cheese and nutmeg. Add the spinach and mix gently.
  • 3
    Stuff each of the shells evenly with the ricotta mixture. Spread 1 cup of the marinara sauce in the bottom of a 13x9 baking dish. Arrange the shells in a single layer. and put a spoonful of the remaining sauce on each shell.
  • 4
    Bake until the top is golden and the shells are heated (about 30 minutes at 375') Enjoy!!

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