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Chicken sausage stuffed pasta shells

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
43 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4
1 libra chicken sausage, cooked and crumbled

1 package of large pasta shells, cooked per package directions

1 tablepsoon olive oil

1 cup chopped onion

3 garlic cloves, minced

12 ounces ricotta cheese

1 cup Parmesan cheese

1/2 cup mozzarella cheese

4 ounces chopped frozen spinach, thawed and patted dry

1 egg, lightly beaten

1 tablepsoon fresh basil, chopped

1/4 cup breadcrumbs

2 teaspoons salt and pepper each

1 1/2 teaspoon oregano

1 1/2 teaspoon ground thyme

1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/2 lemon pepper

1 28 ounce can of crushed tomatoes

Preparation

  • Preheat your oven to 350. Coat a 13x9 baking dish with nonstick spray and set aside.
  • In a large saucepan saute your veggies along with the garlic. Add your crushed tomatoes and bring to a simmer.
  • Season with 1 tsp salt and pepper each, the thyme, oregano and basil. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and cook for 10 minutes. Set aside.
  • Once your chicken sausage has been cooked. In a large bowl, combine your ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, 1 teaspoon salt and pepper each, the lemon pepper and cayenne pepper, egg and breadcrumbs.
  • Add in your chicken sausage and spinach. Layer the baking dish with a few good spoonfuls of your tomato sauce that you made earlier.
  • Fill Place your pasta shells over the tomato sauce and fill each shell with the chicken sausage mixture.
  • Top with the more tomato sauce and shredded mozzarella cheese and bake at 375 for 40-45 minutes.

Photos

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