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Stuffed Jumbo Pasta Shells

A family favorite - pasta shells stuffed with cheese and spinach, layered over Marinara Sauce!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound jumbo pasta shells, count out 15 or 16
  • 1 jar Marinara Sauce
  • 2 frozen spinach, thawed and excess moisture drained
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 T. fresh parsley, minced
  • 1 t. salt
  • 2 T. Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • 2-3 sprigs of fresh basil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ยบ.

  2. Cook the pasta according the directions on the box, drain; set aside.

  3. Pour and smooth out the Marinara Sauce in a casserole dish; set aside.

  4. In a mixing bowl, combine the spinach, ricotta cheese, mozzarella, eggs, parsley, and salt. Stir the ingredients until they are well mixed.

  5. Fill the shells with the spinach/cheese mixture. Sprinkle with 2 T. Parmesan cheese.

  6. Bake in oven for 20 minutes.

  7. Garnish with fresh basil and serve!