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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 370.5
  • Total Fat: 18.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 80.0 mg
  • Sodium: 695.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 24.3 g

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stuffed pasta shells

Submitted by: PEYTONT1

Introduction

based on 4 shells/person based on 4 shells/person
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    Jumbo Pasta Shells about 24
    8 oz Prego 100% natural Traditional Sauce
    1 c cottage cheese
    4 oz Mozarella Cheese grated
    3 Tbsp Kraft Parmesan Cheese
    1 Egg
    8 oz Ground Beef
    1 Onion, diced small
    1 clove garlic, minced

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Directions

Brown beef, onion and garlic. Add sauce and heat through, set aside. Cook pasta according to directions on box. Drain and rinse with cold water until you can easily touch pasta. Mix cottact cheese and egg, add mozarella and parmesan cheese and blend well. Spray baking dish with cooking spray and place 3/4 c. sauce mixture on bottom. Take each shell and stuff it with about 1 Tbsp cheese mixture then place in dish. Continue to stuff shells until all ingredients are used up. Pour remaining sauce over shells, cover and bake at 350 degrees for 45 min. uncover and let set 15 min before serving.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PEYTONT1.






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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was great! I made it last night but I substituted ground turkey for the beef and added a little chopped spinach to the cheese mixture. I also skipped the bottled sauce and made mine using canned toms, onion, garlic, etc. We're watching our sodium around here. - 4/1/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    You can also use cannelloni to stuff the mixture in, and they don't need to be cooked before baking. - 4/1/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am not a cook by any means. I actually enjoyed putting this together and it tasted great. My husband and I both said it was going to be made again. I did use the whole jar of sauce and next time I will be adding spinach and mushrooms and re calculate it. - 3/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    One of the best spark recipes by far. I felt like I was eatting something from an italian restaraunt. The entire family enjoyed. I also used lowfat cottacge cheese and lowfat mozzarella but I did not miss out on the fat. I will definately make this one again. - 1/19/09

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  • Made it pretty much as written. Everyone in the family liked it. - 1/21/14

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  • Loved it! My husband was a HUGE fan of this recipe! Very easy to make and will be making again soon! - 2/20/12

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  • Very tasty. Added spinach, basil and parsley to the cheese mixture. - 2/2/12

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  • Tied this tonight and my family loved it. Served with a side salad and garlic cheese english muffins. Used more sauce and turkey beef and sausage - 1/1/12

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  • Just made this dish! SO very good! will be making this again soon! - 8/6/11

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  • Very cool! My 2 year old loved it :) I will make this again! :) - 8/4/11

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  • Awesome with ground turkey. - 7/6/11

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  • Very tasty and easy to make. Served for company tonight and it was a hit. - 2/10/11

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  • Excellent and easy to make. I used turkey. - 1/2/11

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  • Kids loved it. Exchanged ground turkey for the ground beef and added spinach to the filling. - 8/31/10

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  • This is GREAT. I will be making this again. - 7/22/10

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  • This was excellent. I actually added some spinach and mixed a little bit of the sauce mixture in with the cheese mixture to stuff the shells with. Very good and filling!!!!! Only had 2 shells instead of the serving size of 4 - 7/14/10

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  • I made this tonight but substituted with ground turkey. It was SOOOOO good. My picky eating step-son actually devoured it. I will definitely be making this again. - 4/22/10

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  • My family loved this recipe...my 8 year old son, who is VERY picky asked if I would make this for his birthday dinner. Definitely a keeper at our house - 3/30/10

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  • My whole family LOVED this recipe! We have been trying new recipes every night for the last 2 months and this is the only one that we all loved so much that I'm making it again. - 2/8/10

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  • I made this last night but added spinach and omitted the cottage cheese. It was great! My husband kept going back for more. This will definitely be on my regular rotation. Yea! It's like eating comfort food with a great presentation! - 1/9/10

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  • MY HUSBAND USE SAUSAGE INSTEAD OF BEEF. ADDED SPINACH YUM YUM - 11/12/09

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  • This was amazing! Thank you for sharing. I also added spinach and used ricotta instead of cottage cheese. It was excellent, I will be making this again very soon! - 11/11/09

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  • I substituted ground turkey and didn't have shells so used Barilla omega 3's rotini. It was satisfying and delicious. Thank you for sharing. - 6/25/09

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  • Was really good, wanted to eat alot more than 1 serving but hadnt planned appropriately! Substituted Ground Turkey for the beef - 4/16/09

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds delicious, but I think I'll use only half of the meat. Otherwise way to much cholesterol. - 4/1/09

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