Sausage Stuffed Shells with Spinach


These versatile Sausage Stuffed Shells with Spinach can double as an appetizer, as the filling holds up well without using the marinara sauce. Or for an entrée, just add the marinara sauce for even more flavor.  Either way they’ll be a hit.


PREP COOK: 30 min.TOTAL:  


Makes approximately 4 servings *


  • 20 jumbo dried pasta shells

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  • 1 pound fresh pork sausage, casings removed (see note)
  • 3 medium cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry (about 1 1/4 cups)
  • 4 ounces ricotta cheese (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 ounces mozzarella cheese, coarsely grated (about 1/2 cup)
  • Salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • Warm marinara sauce, for serving (optional)


*The filling for this recipe should fill about 16 shells, if there are some hearty appetites at your house,  you may want to double this entire recipe.

Full Directions here.



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