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Chicken, Spinach and Cheese-Stuffed Pasta Shells

Not sure what to do with leftovers? The solution: stuffed pasta shells.

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 12 jumbo pasta shells
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1/2 cup shredded Mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup skim Ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 1/4 cups marinara sauce
  • Chopped parsley, for garnish

Let's get Cooking...

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cook pasta until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  3. Heat oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and sauté. Add the spinach and cook until wilted. Transfer to large mixing bowl.
  4. In the large mixing bowl, stir together the spinach, shredded chicken, mozzarella, ricotta, Parmesan, salt and pepper.
  5. Stuff each pasta shell with the chicken mixture. Place into the baking dish.
  6. Cover with sauce, cover and bake for 25 minutes.
  7. Serve with a garnish of parsley and more shredded Parmesan.