Spinach Stuffed Shells

Dorene Fishkin


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
30 Min


  • 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(es)
    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')

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About Spinach Stuffed Shells

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy

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