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Simply filling - Veggie Stuffed Shells

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I got this from Women's Day and made it suitable for Core (er, simply filling :D) at home. I used my own homemade WW lasagna noodles, cut and rolled the filling in a manicotti type shape. It was really good, and a great way to get a lot of veggies in.

 

Veggie Stuffed Shells

 

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Nutrition Facts

Yield 6 servings

Amount Per Serving

Calories 382

Total Fat 8g

Saturated Fat 3g

Cholesterol 11mg

Sodium 742mg

Total Carbohydrates 60g

Dietary Fiber 7g

Protein 20g

 

INGREDIENTS

 


    • 1 box (12 oz) jumbo pasta shells
    • 2 tsp olive oil
    • 1⁄2 bunch broccoli (7 oz), chopped (2 1⁄2 cups)
    • 1 cup shredded carrots (4 oz)
    • 1 small onion (4 oz), chopped
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 1 box (10 oz) frozen leaf spinach, thawed and coarsely cut
    • 1⁄4 cup chopped fresh basil
    • 1 cup lowfat small-curd cottage cheese (2%) or part-skim ricotta
    • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan
    • 1⁄4 tsp each salt and pepper
    • 1 1⁄2 cups marinara sauce
    • 1⁄2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella

PREPARATION

 

  1. 1. Heat oven to 400ºF. Cook pasta in large pot of salted boiling water, drain and cool on bakingshowlist_icon.gif sheet as box directs.
     
    2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté broccoli, carrots, onions and garlic 3 minutes or until just tender. Add spinach and 1⁄2 cup water; cover and cook 2 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
     
    3. Remove cover; cook until liquid is mostly evaporated. from heat; stir in basil, cottage cheese, Parmesan, salt and pepper. Spread marinara sauce on bottom of 13 x 9-in. baking dish.
     
    4. Spoon 1 rounded Tbsp filling into each shell; arrange in baking dish. Sprinkle with mozzarella, cover tightly with foil, and bakeshowlist_icon.gif 35 minutes until hotshowlist_icon.gif and

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:salut Thanks! This looks awesome!

 

xoxoxoxo

Sal:bcb_up


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Sounds really good. I'll have to try this!


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