Italian Sausage Pasta Shells

Lasagna-Style with Spinach & a Simple Salad

  • 50 min
Family Friendly
Pork
High in fiber
High Protein
Stuff your pasta shells with creamy ricotta and tender sausages enhanced with exhilarating Italian spices and you will fill up your tummy with sweetness, goodness and lightness!

Allergens: Dairy, Gluten, Sulphite, Wheat
Italian sausage pasta shells

Ingredients

50 g
Spinach
50 g
Lettuce Mix
50 g
Ricotta
4 tsp
Olive Oil (not included)
1
Garlic Clove(s)
1/2 tbsp
Balsamic Vinegar
4 g
Basil
1/2 cup(s)
Water (not included)
40 g
Mozzarella
2 cup(s)
Tomato Sauce
1 tbsp
Italian Spice
285 g
Mild Italian Sausage Meat
200 g
Shells
Nutritional facts
Per serving
Amount / Serving
Calories
1079 kcal
Total fat
39 g
Saturated Fat
13 g
Sodium
1 g
Total Carbohydrate
123 g
Fiber
16 g
Sugar
12 g
Proteins
58 g

Instructions

Cook the pasta shells
1

Cook the pasta

Preheat oven to 350°F

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook pasta shells in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes. Drain.

Lightly oil a rimmed baking sheet; place drained pasta on the baking sheet to cool.

Cook the meat
2

Cook the meat

Mince garlic and remove the casing from the sausages. Heat 2 Tsp of olive oil (double for 4 ppl.) in a pan over medium-high heat. Cook garlic and sausages until meat loses its pink colour and begins to brown. Remove from heat; drain off grease.

Add the spinach
3

Finish the stuffing

Add the ricotta, the Italian seasoning, the spinach and half of the mozzarella to the pan. Mix well.

Fill the pasta shells with the meat mixture
4

Stuff the shells

Spoon mixture into pasta shells and arrange in a baking dish.

Add sauce and cheese
5

Warm in oven

Pour tomato sauce over the shells and top with remaining cheese. Salt and pepper to taste. Bake for 15 minutes.

Make the salad
6

Prepare the salad and serve

Meanwhile, toss lettuce with 2 Tsp of olive oil (double for 4 ppl.) and balsamic vinegar. Salt and pepper.

Remove pasta from oven, top with basil and serve with salad.