Food Recipes Spinach and Ricotta-Stuffed Shells 3.3 (329) 12 Reviews By Sara Quessenberry Sara Quessenberry Sara Quessenberry is a recipe developer, food stylist, and cookbook author with nearly two decades of experience in the culinary arts. She was a food stylist and recipe developer at Real Simple for five years. She's currently the food director at doitDelicious.com. Highlights: * Food director at doitDelicious.com * Collaborates with Jessica Seinfeld on recipes for her cookbooks and website * Wrote an award-winning cookbook, The Good Neighbor Cookbook Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on December 2, 2015 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Marcus Nilsson Hands On Time: 20 mins Total Time: 40 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 20 jumbo pasta shells (about half a 12-ounce box) 1 24-ounce jar marinara sauce 2 15-ounce containers ricotta 2 cups baby spinach, chopped ½ cup grated Parmesan (2 ounces) kosher salt and black pepper ½ cup grated mozzarella (4 ounces) green salad (optional) Directions Set an oven rack to the highest position and heat oven to 400° F. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and run under cold water to cool. Spread the marinara sauce in the bottom of a large broilerproof baking dish. In a bowl, combine the ricotta, spinach, Parmesan, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Spoon the mixture into the shells and place them on top of the sauce. Sprinkle the shells with the mozzarella and bake until heated through, 10 to 12 minutes. Increase heat to broil. Broil the shells until cheese begins to brown, 2 to 5 minutes. Serve with the salad, if desired. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 794 Calories 47g Fat 49g Carbs 44g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 794 % Daily Value * Total Fat 47g 60% Saturated Fat 24g 120% Cholesterol 141mg 47% Sodium 1390mg 60% Total Carbohydrate 49g 18% Total Sugars 9g Protein 44g Calcium 798mg 61% Iron 3mg 17% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.