Stuffed Pasta Shells (Recipe Makeover)

Stuffed Pasta Shells (Recipe Makeover)

Family-favorite Stuffed Pasta Shells is a perfect makeover recipe candidate. You don't need the 44 grams of fat that the original recipe contains for it to taste great-especially after sampling this lighter version. It has great flavor the whole family will enjoy. Try it yourself and you'll agree!

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

55

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

16
uncooked jumbo pasta shells
1/2
lb lean ground turkey
1
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2
teaspoon fennel seed
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
cup fat-free cottage cheese
1/4
cup fat-free egg product
2
cups tomato pasta sauce
1/4
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  2. Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook turkey, Italian seasoning, fennel, salt and pepper over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until turkey is no longer pink; remove turkey mixture from skillet.
  3. In same skillet, cook mushrooms, onion and garlic over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender. Stir turkey mixture, cottage cheese and egg product into mushroom mixture.
  4. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Spoon about 1 tablespoon turkey mixture into each pasta shell. Place in baking dish. Spoon pasta sauce over shells.
  5. Cover with foil. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until hot. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 340
    • (Calories from Fat 30),
  • Total Fat 3 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 900mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 46g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Sugars 13g),
  • Protein 32g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 4 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.