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Yummy Stuffed Shells

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Yummy Stuffed Shells

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2008-07-25 Main Dish
5 55

Turkey bacon, turkey sausage, and spinach give a healthy flavor to this great pasta dish.

  • Servings: 4-6

Ingredients:

8 oz Jumbo Shells Pasta
1 lb Ground Turkey
5 slices Turkey Bacon, finely sliced
1½ Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 cup Fresh Baby Spinach
½ cup Chopped Onion
1 clove Garlic, finely chopped
1 tsp Italian Seasoning
¼ cup Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese
1 cup Shredded Cheese, any flavor
1 jar (26oz) Tomato Sauce, roasted garlic is always a favorite
Salt & Pepper, to taste

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400 F.

Cook shells according to package directions; drain.

While pasta is cooking, cook ground turkey and bacon in olive oil until just a few pink pieces remain. Add onion and garlic and cook until the meat mixture is no longer pink and the onion and garlic are softened.

Remove from heat and stir in spinach until wilted. Add seasoning and mix well. Cool 10 minutes.

Pour 3/4 cup tomato sauce into 9x13 dish lined with foil. Sprinkle 1 tbsp Parmesan cheese on top.

Fill shells with meat mixture and place in dish. Pour remaining sauce over shells and sprinkle with cheeses. Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes or until completely heated through.