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Baked Pasta Shells Recipe

Baked Pasta Shells is a popular Italian Main
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On :
Friday, 1 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Italian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
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  • 1 packet - jumbo Pasta shells
  • 1.5 cups - homemade marinara sauce
  • 2 to 3 tsp - Italian seasoning as per taste
  • 3/4 cup - low fat Cottage cheese
  • 1 cup - low fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup - mozzarella, grated
  • 1/4 cup - parmesan, grated
  • handful of cilantro/parsley, chopped
  • 1 - onion, chopped finely
  • 2 to 3 - garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • How to Make Baked Pasta Shells:

    1. Cook the pasta shells as per instructions on the package.
    2. In a skillet, cook the onions and garlic in 1 tsp olive oil and then add the marinara sauce.
    3. Add seasoning and the salt/pepper if needed. Bring to a boil.
    4. Mix the 4 cheeses along with cilantro/parsley.
    5. Spray non-stick oil spray in a shallow baking pan and ladle some of the sauce at the bottom.
    6. Now pipe the cheese mixture into the jumbo shells one by one and place in the pan.
    7. Pour rest of the marinara on top.
    8. Bake at 350 Fahrenheit for about 15 to 20 mins and serve hot.
    9. Recipe courtesy: Dhivya Karthik


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