ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Artichoke, Spinach, and Feta Stuffed Shells

Randy Mayor
Yield 5 servings (serving size: 4 stuffed shells)
To fill the shells, simply spoon the cheese mixture into a heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; squeeze out the air. Snip a one-inch hole in one corner of the bag, and pipe the filling into the shells.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup chopped pepperoncini peppers
  • 1 (28-ounce) can fire-roasted crushed tomatoes with added puree (such as Progresso)
  • 1 (8-ounce) can no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded provolone cheese, divided
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (9-ounce) package frozen artichoke hearts, thawed and chopped
  • 1/2 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained, and squeezed dry
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 20 cooked jumbo shell pasta (about 8 ounces uncooked pasta)
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 394
  • caloriesfromfat 28 %
  • fat 12.4 g
  • satfat 7.7 g
  • monofat 2.9 g
  • polyfat 0.7 g
  • protein 21.3 g
  • carbohydrate 48.9 g
  • fiber 8.7 g
  • cholesterol 38 mg
  • iron 5 mg
  • sodium 954 mg
  • calcium 455 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.

  2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium saucepan. Place over medium heat; cook 12 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; set aside.

  3. Combine 1/2 cup provolone and the next 6 ingredients (through garlic) in a medium bowl. Spoon or pipe about 1 1/2 tablespoons cheese mixture into each pasta shell; place stuffed shells in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Spoon tomato mixture over shells; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup provolone. Bake at 375° for 25 minutes or until thoroughly heated and cheese melts.