That other stuff is aweful, I would never buy it. It does take some time for prep so not a recipe to use in a rush….but really worth it! Best gift to give new moms is a home cooked meal for the family! I'm going to make this to bring to a friend who's a new mom. I make it often for my WW daughter who lives four hours away. Then heat oil and add onion, salt, pepper until onion is browned. I made this tonight and it didn't seem like it made enough filling…my shells definitely didn't look as full as yours! 184 calories per serving per MyFitnessPal recipe builder, i was also wondering if you had the calorie breakdown for this. Happy cooking and eating. I used to make a very similar recipe… but haven't made it in a while. So excited!! Hi Gina… Love love love your recipes. Thanks for being here! If you can find manicotti tube, fresh pasta sheets (for lasagna) of just lasagna noodles. This is a winner in my house too. Congratulations on your new baby girl. See more ideas about stuffed shells, stuffed shells recipe, stuffed pasta shells. I do it all the time because my husband does not process dairy well and it turns out great. It was delicious and very filling. I about died laughing trying to convince him that yes, it was! What did you end up making with it? Pour the remaining half of the ground beef mixture over the shells. It was very good. Cheese: These stuffed shells … Big jumbo pasta shells filled with spinach and creamy ricotta cheese make the base for the recipe. To know that this version is just 6 points… I’m in love! What is the best way to re-heat these for tonight? You'll have better results if you prepare the recipe and freeze it before baking. Are there any substitutions you can make for any of your recipes using pecorino romano cheese? Thanks for an amazing recipe! In a medium sized bowl, mix spinach, fat-free ricotta cheese, Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese, salt, garlic powder, and pepper. This recipe is sheer "comfort food" but with a healthy spin! I calculated 4 shells at 11pp+, which is perfect for dinner in my opinion! I didn't do the sauce from this recipe since I had come left over from your turkey meatball recipe from last week, so I'll use that. Stir in the spinach, cream cheese, and egg. I will bake some and freeze the rest! I can't believe this is a WW recipe. In a large baking dish, pour enough sauce to cover the bottom of the pan lightly. Pour 1/2 cup of the marinara sauce into the bottom of a … Although, I didn't have enough filling for all the shells either–it made about 25. I just finished cleaning up after this meal and I had to leave a comment. Made this last night and it came out really tasty! Thanks for sharing. ANOTHER hit of a recipe!! Truly satisfies my craving for Italian! Can't wait to eat them though – they look and smell fantastic! 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