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Sausage and Spinach Stuffed Shells

Sausage and Spinach Stuffed Shells

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword sausage, stuffed shells
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 567 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan

Ingredients

  • 10 oz Jumbo pasta shells
  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • 2 cups Spinach (chopped)
  • 16 oz Ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups Mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 1 Egg (whisked)
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano (dried)
  • 24 oz Marinara sauce

Instructions

  1. Warm a skillet to medium heat. Cook and crumble Italian sausage until cooked through. Add chopped spinach and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes or until spinach is wilted. 

  2. Meanwhile, cook pasta shells according to box directions. 

  3. In a separate bowl mix together ricotta, mozzarella, parmesan egg, garlic powder, and oregano. Mix together well then add cooked ground sausage and spinach and mix again. 

  4. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Fill the bottom of a casserole dish with the entire jar of marinara and set aside. 

  5. Drain pasta and fill each jumbo shell with ricotta mixture. Place each stuffed shell in the bottom of your prepared casserole dish. 

  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts
Sausage and Spinach Stuffed Shells
Amount Per Serving
Calories 567 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34g 52%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 118mg 39%
Sodium 1199mg 50%
Potassium 648mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 5g
Protein 29g 58%
Vitamin A 31.8%
Vitamin C 11.1%
Calcium 37.6%
Iron 15.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.