Stuffed Shells IV

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  • Published Jun 25th
  • Ready In1h 15m
  • Servings14
  • Calories323
Wonderful stuffed shells - makes two 9x13 pans full! You can also freeze them on a cookie sheet and have them when company shows up!

Stuffed Shells IV Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Stuffed Shells IV for 14 servings:

  • 1 (12 ounce) package jumbo pasta shells
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 cups cottage cheese
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 (32 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 (8 ounce) package mozzarella cheese, shredded

Stuffed Shells IV Cooking Instructions

  • Prep30m
  • Cook45m
  • Ready In1h 15m

To cook Stuffed Shells IV, you need about 30 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Stuffed Shells IV is about 45 minutes , and you can serve your Stuffed Shells IV within 1 hour 15 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Stuffed Shells IV easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 2 Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. Set aside in warm water.
  3. 3 In a large heavy skillet saute mushrooms, garlic and onions. Add ground turkey and cook until evenly brown. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat, and stir in spinach, parsley, cottage cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  4. 4 Stuff the cooked shells with the mixture, and place in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Cover with spaghetti sauce, and sprinkle top with mozzarella cheese.
  5. 5 Cover with foil, and bake in preheated oven for 30 to 45 minutes, or until heated through.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 323 calories; 11.3 grams of fat; 30.9 grams of carbohydrates; 24.4 grams of protein; 54 milligrams of cholesterol; 622 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 9th 2011

    These shells were very good. I loved the stuffing. Only change made was 1 cup ricotta and 1 cup cottage cheese (vs. 2 cups cottage cheese). I also topped with 1/2 the mozz. and 1/2 asiago fo ...

  2. Apr 20th 2010

    I do not like reviewing recipes that I have changed. Having said that I will now offer my opinion. This was very very good after a few modifications. Adding seasonings (2T italian and 1t ...

  3. Mar 16th 2008

    Made this recipe for dinner with relatives and they loved it (including a 2 year old)! A few small changes: used fresh parsley (3 tbsp), added 1/2 tsp nutmeg, used part skim ricotta instea ...

  4. Sep 26th 2007

    This was AWESOME. I did change a few things as recommended. Added 2 tablespoons of Italian Seasoning, 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper & 1/2 tsp Oregano to turkey meat. Also, instead of cot ...

  5. Dec 13th 2005

    Fantastic! I'm a big fan of stuffed pasta dishes, and I was really pleased with the way this one turned out. There's only two in my household, so I just put enough shells to fill an 8-inch ...

  6. Sep 5th 2005

    It seemed like it would taste like cannelloni, and it did! One bite and I was in heaven; and there was no where near the mess in the kitchen that my old "traditional" cannelloni recipe made ...

  7. Jun 13th 2005

    This is excellent! Husband and kids all loved it. I added 1 package of "good seasons italian seasoning" to the meat mixture, per the comment of another user. It was fantastic. One thing: ...

  8. Nov 13th 2004

    I love to cook, and this recipe was too much work (and in my opinion, too expensive) for the finished product. We thought it was alright, but nothing special - Stuffed Shells III from this ...

  9. Jul 14th 2003

    The correct amount of spinach in this recipe is 1 (10 ounce) package. We apologize for the confusion and inconvenience. We hope this helps! - The Staff