Stuffed Shells

Last night I decided to try something new- stuffed shells.  The recipe is from a co-worker and was pretty easy.

You will need:

  • big stuffed shells
  • spinach
  • 15oz ricotta 
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan
  • finley cut spinach
  • finley cut broccoli
  • salt
  • pepper
  • mozzarella
  • red sauce of your liking

First cook the pasta shells.  Once they are fully cooked, drain and run cool water over them.  Then set aside.

Mix together ricotta, Parmesan, spinach & broccoli- stuff into the shells one by one- I used a small spoon which helped make it easier because the shells roll up and you have to hold them open and stuff at the same time. 

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Next spread the red sauce on the bottom of a baking pan, place stuffed shells on top and then put the rest of the red sauce on on top of the shells and some mozzarella.  

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Bake in the oven at 400′ for 15-20 minutes- I then broiled them for a minute to get the golden cheese look.

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We made Trader Joe’s meat balls & broccoli as our sides.

The past was good, slightly bland- so I plan to spice it up a bit the next time I make it- perhaps some garlic or onion for flavor!

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Happy Friday!!

Love,

Mrs. Loftus

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