Beefy Italian Stuffed Shells

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces cooked beef pot roast or brisket
  • 20 uncooked jumbo pasta shells (about 8 ounces)
  • 1 cup lowfat cottage cheese
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 large egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or 2 teaspoons dried parsley leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) pasta sauce
  • Salt and pepper (optional)
  • Chopped fresh basil (optional)

Thanksgiving Stuffed Shells

Ingredients

  • 24 uncooked jumbo pasta shells
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup cubed cooked turkey
  • 1 cup cooked stuffing
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder, optional
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup turkey gravy, warmed

Beef and Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound Ground Beef
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 36 to 40 small button or cremini mushrooms (about 1-1/2 to 2-inch diameter)
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup soft whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons minced chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon steak seasoning blend
  • Minced fresh chives (optional)

Cheesy Stuffed Shells Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 jar (24 oz.) OLIVO by CLASSICO Traditional Pasta Sauce
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 container (16 oz.) BREAKSTONE’S or KNUDSEN 2% Milkfat Low Fat Cottage Cheese
  • 1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, well drained
  • 1/4 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, divided
  • 20 jumbo pasta shells, cooked

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400°F.
  2. Mix pasta sauce and tomatoes until blended; spread half onto bottom of 13×9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
  3. Combine cottage cheese, spinach, Parmesan, seasoning and 1/2 cup mozzarella; spoon into pasta shells. Place in prepared baking dish; top with remaining pasta sauce mixture. Cover.
  4. Bake 25 min. or until heated through. Top with remaining mozzarella; bake, uncovered, 2 min. or until melted.