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Broccoli & Cheese Stuffed Shells

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  • prep time: 25 min
  • total time: 50 min
  • serves: 6 people
  • calories: 377 1 serving

Large pasta shells stuffed with creamy cheese and chopped broccoli are laced with seasoned tomato sauce and baked until piping hot.


cost per recipe: $9.76

  • 1 container (15 ounces) ricotta cheese
  • 1 package (10 ounces) chopped frozen broccoli cuts, thawed and well drained
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (about 4 ounces)
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 18 cooked jumbo shell shaped pasta, drained
  • 1 jar (23 3/4 ounces) Prego® Chunky Garden Combination Italian Sauce


  • Tips

    • Tip: To save time: Thaw the broccoli in the microwave on HIGH for 4 minutes.
  • Step 1

    Stir the ricotta cheese, broccoli, 1/2 cup of the mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese and black pepper in a medium bowl. Spoon about 2 tablespoons of the cheese mixture into each shell.

  • Step 2

    Spread 1 cup of the sauce in a 13 x 9 x 2-inch shallow baking dish. Place the filled shells on the sauce. Pour the remaining sauce over the shells. Sprinkle with the remaining mozzarella cheese.

  • Step 3

    Bake at 400°F. for 25 minutes or until it's hot and bubbling.


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  • Tasty and quick to make

    October 10, 2013

    I made this for dinner last night with all the exact ingredients except I couldn't find jumbo shells so I used large shells. It is delicious and such a great quick meal. Loved it!

  • Super Easy

    September 30, 2013

    I made this on a week night and the thing that took the longest was boiling the noodles. I was impressed by how easy this was but more importantly that my picky six year old eat it with no problem. I can't wait to make this again so I can have leftovers for lunch.

  • Excellent

    Carey F.
    March 15, 2013

    Fabulous recipe. Thankful to Cambell's Kitchen for an easy and great and healthy recipe

  • The family loved it.

    January 22, 2013

    I don't do much of the cooking in our house. I saw this recipe on the website so I figured I would give it a try. It was easy to make and as I stated the family loved it. I used fresh broccoli instead of the frozen which we enjoyed.

  • College Student Friendly Great and easy to adapt

    January 16, 2013

    I've never made anything like this and I'm trying to experiment and learn how to cook new things since I'm finally living on my own. This was really easy to make and I added ground beef and used spinach instead of broccoli. I would just recommend using a bit more seasoning if you are someone who enjoys flavorful meals. Overall this was great and there were lots of leftovers.

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    Calories 377
    Total Fat 16 g
    Sat. Fat 9.3 g
    Trans Fat 0 g
    Cholesterol 54 mg
    Sodium 674 mg
    Total Carb 34 g
    Dietary Fiber 5 g
    Sugar 8 g
    Added Sugars 2 g
    Protein 20 g
    Vitamin D 1 %DV
    Calcium 29 %DV
    Iron 12 %DV
    Potassium 11 %DV

    This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.