Hi there! Want to help us test out our new BETA website?

Stuffed Shells Recipe

Prep Time
Total Time

5 servings

Make a marvelous, melty Italian staple with our cheesy Stuffed Shells Recipe! Cottage cheese, mozzarella and Parmesan star in this stuffed shells recipe. Warm up tonight with this Stuffed Shells Recipe.

Read MoreRead Less

What You Need

Showing deals in -1, -1 -1
Show Deals
Change Zip
Select All
Add To Shopping List

Make It

Tap or click steps to mark as complete

  • Heat oven to 400°F.
  • Mix pasta sauce and tomatoes until blended; spread half onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Combine cottage cheese, spinach, Parmesan, seasoning and 1/2 cup mozzarella; spoon into pasta shells. Place in prepared baking dish; top with remaining pasta sauce mixture. Cover.
  • Bake 25 min. or until heated through. Top with remaining mozzarella; bake, uncovered, 2 min. or until melted.

Special Equipment Needed

How to Prevent Foil from Sticking to the Melted Cheese

Spray foil with cooking spray; place, sprayed side down, over filled pasta shells in baking dish before baking as directed.

Make Ahead

Assemble recipe as directed. Refrigerate up to 24 hours. When ready to serve, bake (covered) in 400°F oven 35 min. or until heated through.

How to Freeze the Stuffed Shells

Reserve 1/2 cup mozzarella. Assemble recipe as directed, but do not top with the reserved mozzarella. Wrap casserole in foil; freeze. When ready to serve, heat oven to 400°F. Unwrap casserole; cover with foil. Bake 55 min. or until heated through, uncovering after 30 min. Top with reserved mozzarella; bake 2 min. or until melted.


  • 5 servings

Healthy Living

  • Good source of calcium
  • Low fat
  • Low calorie
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious

Nutrition Bonus

In addition to being low in both calories and fat, these easy-to-make shells are also an excellent source of vitamin A from the spinach. And as a bonus, each serving of the filled shells provides both 1/2 cup of the recommended 2-1/2 cups of vegetables per day, and also provides calcium from the cheeses.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 5 servings
Calories 390
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 1020mg
Carbohydrate 52g
Dietary fiber 6g
Sugars 13g
Protein 26g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 300 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 45 %DV
Iron 25 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews