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Pasta Shells Stuffed with Ricotta and Spinach ( Sept 1992)

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Category: Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Pasta shells
  • 1 c Ricotta or fresh cheese
  • 1/2 c Plus 3 T grated mozzarella
  • 1 bn Spinach
  • 1 Shallot
  • Salt; white pepper and
  • -nutmeg
  • 1/2 ts Oregano
  • 1/4 c Parmesan cheese; grated
  • 1 c Tomato sauce
  • 1 tb Oil


1. Clean spinach.

2. Heat oil in a pan and add chopped shallot and spinach. Season with a
little salt and pepper and cook stirring occasionally until all the liquid
has evaporated. ( or use frozen 3/4 cups)

3. Let cool. Squeeze out any liquid that may still be there.Chop spinach

4. Mash ricotta, add mozzarella, half the parmesan, the spinach, salt ,
pepper, nutmeg, and oregano.Mix everything.

5. Cook shells in plenty of boiling salted water al dente. Drop into cold
water. Drain.

6. Place half of the tomato sauce in the bottom of a Pyrex.

7. Stuff the shells with the ricotta mixture and place them stuffing side
down on top of the sauce.

8. Pour rest of sauce on top of shells and sprinkle parmesan.

9. Bake in a pre heated oven at 350F for 20 minutes.

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