Pasta Shells stuffed with spinach and cheese

Thursday, April 25, 2013


Jumbo Shells – 30 pieces (boil in accordance with the instructions)
Marinara sauce – 2 cups
Ricotta cheese – 200 g
Cottage cheese – 200 g
Frozen spinach (chopped) – 200 g
Salt and pepper – to taste
Mozzarella – 200 g (grated)
Parmesan cheese - 100 g (grated)
Basil for decoration

Heat the oven to 400 F degrees.

In the bowl mix ricotta cheese, cottage cheese, spinach, salt and pepper until smooth.

In a baking dish pour the Marinara sauce.

Fill each pasta shell with cheese and spinach mix and place it in the baking pan with sauce.

Place a spoonful of sauce on top of each pasta shell.

Sprinkle with grated mozzarella cheese on top.

Bake for 20 minutes, then heat the broiler and bake for another 2-5 minutes to brown cheese. Remove from oven and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and fresh basil.


Photo:  Courtesy of Richard Swearinger


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