Spinach and Chicken Stuffed Shells

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Who doesn’t love stuffing shells? Sometimes you can get carried away when it come to stuffing food items. But when your trying to eat healthy, stuffing it with spinach and your favorite low-calorie cheese is the way to go. This meal had me looking forward to meal prep. Let me take you through this cheesy goodness.

Ingredients

1 package of Jumbo Shells

1 cup of skim milk Ricotta Cheese

½ cup Parmesan cheese

½ shredded mozzarella cheese

2 tbsp of oil

2 tbsp of minced garlic

1-2 bottles of Marinara (low sodium)

½ cup of breadcrumbs

½ finely chopped basil

1 package of frozen chopped spinach

1 -2 lbs of ground chicken

½ red bell pepper and ½ green bell pepper

1 yellow onion

Pre heat oven to 375 degrees. Begin to boil pasta until al dente ( almost done ,boil for 12 minutes). Drain, run cold water over pasta, and set aside.

In a skillet, pour in olive oil, begin to sauté bell peppers and and yellow onions. Once onion and peppers are a little brown add in grounded chicken. Season with salt, pepper, garlic power and onion powder. Continue to mix with spatula, Continue to cook for 5-7 minutes until done. Set Aside

In a large mixing bowl, mix Ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, and mozzarella cheese. Remove frozen spinach from package and sweet out excess water, add spinach into the mixture. Add in grounded chicken with 2 cooking spoons of Marinara and mix.

Line the baking Dish with marinara, take each shell and stuff it with the mixture. Continue to line the shells 1 inch apart. When done stuffing pour remaining marinara on top of each shell. Sprinkle Parmesan and Bread crumbs on top of shells.

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Cover with foil, place shells in oven and back for 25 minutes. Once done allow to cool and Enjoy !

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