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spinach and ricotta stuffed shells

Spinach & Ricotta Stuffed Shells

Herbs and Flour
Jumbo pasta shells are stuffed with a creamy ricotta and spinach filling and swimming in a delicious marinara sauce. So simple but delicious!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course All Recipes, Dinner, Favourites
Servings 6 servings
Calories 526 kcal


  • 250 g jumbo pasta shells
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup spinach chopped
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese shredded
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon basil chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 cups marinara sauce


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Spoon the marinara sauce onto the bottom of a 9X13 baking dish.
  • Cook pasta shells according to package directions. Drain. Drizzle a baking sheet with oil and set pasta shells on it to cool.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix ricotta, spinach, Parmesan, mozzarella, basil, oregano, salt and pepper. Stir in an egg until well combined.
  • Arrange cooled pasta shells in the baking dish. Spoon ricotta mixture into each shell. Sprinkle with more mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake in the oven for 25 minutes. Serve.


Calories: 526kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 29gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 14gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 108mgSodium: 1097mgPotassium: 661mgFiber: 3gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 1744IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 492mgIron: 3mg
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