Stuffed Vegetarian Shells

Comfort Food Dinners

1/23/2020, 6 a.m.

Stuffed Vegetarian Shells Servings: 8 / Total Time: 45 mins


• 24 uncooked jumbo pasta shells

• 1 carton (15 ounces) part-skim ricotta cheese

• 3 cups frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained

• 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

• 2 large egg whites

• 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil

• 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt

• 1/4 teaspoon pepper

• 1 jar (26 ounces) meatless spaghetti sauce

• 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese


• Cook pasta according to package directions. In a large bowl, combine the ricotta, broccoli, mozzarella, egg whites and seasonings. Drain pasta and rinse in cold water.

• Spread half the spaghetti sauce into a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Stuff pasta shells with ricotta mixture; arrange over spaghetti sauce. Pour remaining sauce over pasta shells.

• Cover and bake at 375° for 25 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake until heated through, about 5 minutes longer.