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Qunicy's Cheesy Stuffed Pasta Shells

Quincy's Stuffed Pasta Shells
 
Quincy can play any instrument... even seashells! But the only sound coming from these high-protein, low-fat shells is the big "mmmm" your preschoolers will make as they devour them with delight! See More Recipes
 

You'll Need

    • 1 15-ounce container low-fat ricotta cheese
    • 1 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes
    • 1/2 cup plus 1/4 cup non-fat mozzarella cheese, shredded
    • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
    • 1 large egg white
    • 1 8-ounce package jumbo pasta shells, cooked
    • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Spray a 9x13 inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.

  2. Pour in half the crushed tomatoes and set aside.

  3. Mix together ricotta, 1/2 cup mozzarella, and basil in a small bowl.

  4. Season with salt and pepper.

  5. Stir in egg white.

  6. Spoon filling into pasta shells and place shells open-side-up into prepared baking dish.Stir in egg white.

  7. Spoon remaining crushed tomatoes over the top.

  8. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese over the top and bake for 15 minutes, or until heated through.

    Makes 6 to 8 servings.

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