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Pumpkin Ricotta Stuffed Shells

Servings: 6

Instructions

Cook pasta shells according to package directions. Drain, separate onto baking sheet and let cool.

Cook frozen spinach according to package directions, drain well, set aside.

In a medium bowl, stir together ricotta, pumpkin, spinach, parmesan, and spices. Reserve 1 tablespoon parmesan for topping.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Choose a baking dish that holds all the shells in a single layer.

Spread pasta sauce in the bottom of the baking dish. Fill each shell with about 3 Tablespoons of pumpkin mixture, and place shells close together on sauce in baking dish.

Cover pan with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil, sprinkle with remaining cheese and bake for 15 minutes more.

Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Credit:

Recipe courtesy of Oregon State University Food Hero

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