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Chicken and Spinach Stuffed Shells

Delicious Pasta Shells stuffed with Chicken & Spinach with an amazing homemade Alfredo sauce to go with it!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 393 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 18 Large Pasta Shells from a 16 oz package
  • 15 oz Ricotta Cheese
  • 1 Large Egg slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 cups Frozen Cut Leaf Spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
  • 1 cup Chicken cooked and chopped
  • 1 tsp Garlic Salt
  • 2 cups Shredded Italian Cheese Blend

Homemade Alfredo Sauce

  • 1 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup Half and Half
  • 1/2 cup Whipping Cream
  • 1 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/2 Tsp Garlic
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse and drain.

  2. While your pasta is cooking, mix ricotta cheese, egg, parmesan cheese, spinach and chicken in a medium bowl. Set aside.
  3. Prepare Alfredo sauce by adding garlic to a pan and saute for 1 minute. Add broth, let bubble. Then add half&half, whipping cream, salt and pepper and parmesan cheese. Whisk constantly till combined. Allow liquid to heat up and thicken for a few minutes.
  4. Spread 1 cup of alfredo sauce in the bottom of a 13x9-inch glass baking dish. Arrange shells on top of sauce. Spoon about 2 tablespoons ricotta mixture into each pasta shell until all shells are full.
  5. Cover with foil and bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with Italian cheese blend and bake uncovered for an additional 5 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken and Spinach Stuffed Shells
Amount Per Serving
Calories 393 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 138mg46%
Sodium 970mg42%
Potassium 242mg7%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 985IU20%
Vitamin C 3.4mg4%
Calcium 455mg46%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.