Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Shells

A great twist on stuffed pasta to get your family to eat broccoli!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 9

Ingredients

18
uncooked jumbo pasta shells (from 12-oz box)
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen broccoli & cheese sauce
1
cup ricotta cheese
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)
1
teaspoon garlic powder
2
cups Muir Glen™ classic marinara organic pasta sauce
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Cook and drain pasta as directed on box; set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook broccoli as directed on bag. In medium bowl, stir broccoli, ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and garlic powder until well mixed. Stuff shells with about 2 tablespoons broccoli mixture each.
  • 3 Spread 1 cup pasta sauce on bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch baking dish. Place shells on top of sauce in baking dish. Spoon remaining 1 cup sauce over shells; sprinkle with Cheddar cheese.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly and hot. Cool 5 minutes.

Expert Tips

To make ahead, assemble, except for Cheddar cheese; cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate up to 8 hours. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 375°F 25 to 30 minutes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
610mg
610%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.