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Chicken-Stuffed Shells with Two Sauces

Fragrant fresh basil makes these stuffed shells special; prepared sauces save time.

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

18
uncooked jumbo pasta shells
3/4
cup lightly packed chopped fresh basil leaves
3
cups diced cooked chicken breast (about 1 lb)
1
cup small-curd cottage cheese
1
egg
2
cups tomato pasta sauce
1
container (10 oz) refrigerated Alfredo sauce
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta shells as directed on package.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix 1/2 cup of the basil leaves, the chicken, cottage cheese and egg. Spoon about 1 heaping tablespoon mixture into each cooked pasta shell.
  • 3 Pour pasta sauce into baking dish; spread to evenly coat bottom of dish. Place filled shells over sauce, filled sides up. Drizzle Alfredo sauce over shells. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cover tightly with foil.
  • 4 Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until sauce is bubbly and shells are hot. Sprinkle with remaining basil.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Save prep time by making the filling and the sauce the night before. Stuff the cooked shells before guests arrive, and bake the dish while you put together a salad.

Use a decorating bag without a tip to easily stuff the shells with the chicken mixture.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
560
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
13g,
13%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
150mg
150%;
Sodium
1030mg
1030%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
39g
39%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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