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Diabetic & Heart Healthy

If you are looking for a vegetarian entree this holiday season, it doesn’t get better than this. Stuffed with creamy mozzarella and ricotta cheese and spinach, your guests will never know that these Spinach Stuffed Shells are low fat.

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Ingredients

  • 8 oz nonfat ricotta cheese
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat mozzarella cheese
  • 1 package (10 oz) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • 2 egg whites
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 12 jumbo shells, cooked
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese

Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • In a large bowl, combine cheeses, spinach, egg whites, pepper, cinnamon, garlic and basil.
  • Using a teaspoon, spoon mixture into cooked jumbo shells.
  • Spread 1/2 cup marinara sauce on the bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Place shells, open side up, into dish and pour remaining 1 1/2 cups marinara sauce on top. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cover loosely with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Let stand for 4 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serves 6
Serving size:  2 jumbo shells

Per Serving: Calories: 202 Fat: 5g Saturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 18mg Sodium: 587mg Carbohydrates: 25g Fiber: 1g Protein: 13g


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Date Last Reviewed: February 6, 2017

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