Everyone loves pasta and this veggie-packed version of ricotta stuffed shells offers all the flavor and comfort of a classic, family-favorite with a healthy twist. Prepare it for Sunday supper or add it to the recipe box as a go-to potluck dish.

Cheesy Veggie Stuffed Shells
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Servings 6 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 40minutes
Servings 6 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 40minutes
Everyone loves pasta and this veggie-packed version of ricotta stuffed shells offers all the flavor and comfort of a classic, family-favorite with a healthy twist. Prepare it for Sunday supper or add it to the recipe box as a go-to potluck dish.

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Popeye had the right idea by eating spinach to keep him strong, as this leafy green contains enzymes important for strengthening muscles.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Popeye had the right idea by eating spinach to keep him strong, as this leafy green contains enzymes important for strengthening muscles.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Ingredients
  • 24 jumbo pasta shells, cooked according to package directions
  • 2 cups part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups baby spinach, chopped
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped Little Bear sweet onion
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup shredded zucchini
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (26 oz.) jar low-sodium pasta sauce
  • 1 Del Monte® Fruit Naturals® Snack, per serving
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix ricotta, ½ cup mozzarella, Parmesan, egg, spinach, onion, mushrooms, zucchini and garlic in large mixing bowl.
  3. Fill each cooked pasta shell with 2 Tbsp. cheese/vegetable mixture and arrange in 13x9-inch baking dish. Top with pasta sauce and bake 30 minutes. Top with remaining ½ cup mozzarella and bake 5 minutes, or until cheese melts.
  4. Serve with Fruit Naturals®
Nutritional Value
Calories 626 Fat 18.21g Protein 29.79g Carbohydrates 84.51g Fiber 12.05g Cholesterol 86mg Sodium 463mg Calcium 617mg Iron 2.57mg
Tags , , , , ,
Servings 6 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 40minutes
Servings 6 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 40minutes
Everyone loves pasta and this veggie-packed version of ricotta stuffed shells offers all the flavor and comfort of a classic, family-favorite with a healthy twist. Prepare it for Sunday supper or add it to the recipe box as a go-to potluck dish.

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Popeye had the right idea by eating spinach to keep him strong, as this leafy green contains enzymes important for strengthening muscles.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Popeye had the right idea by eating spinach to keep him strong, as this leafy green contains enzymes important for strengthening muscles.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Ingredients
  • 24 jumbo pasta shells, cooked according to package directions
  • 2 cups part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups baby spinach, chopped
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped Little Bear sweet onion
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup shredded zucchini
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (26 oz.) jar low-sodium pasta sauce
  • 1 Del Monte® Fruit Naturals® Snack, per serving
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix ricotta, ½ cup mozzarella, Parmesan, egg, spinach, onion, mushrooms, zucchini and garlic in large mixing bowl.
  3. Fill each cooked pasta shell with 2 Tbsp. cheese/vegetable mixture and arrange in 13x9-inch baking dish. Top with pasta sauce and bake 30 minutes. Top with remaining ½ cup mozzarella and bake 5 minutes, or until cheese melts.
  4. Serve with Fruit Naturals®
Nutritional Value
Calories 626 Fat 18.21g Protein 29.79g Carbohydrates 84.51g Fiber 12.05g Cholesterol 86mg Sodium 463mg Calcium 617mg Iron 2.57mg

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