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Quick and Easy Ricotta and Spinach Stuffed Shells

Ricotta and Spinach Stuffed Shells Recipe

Ricotta and Spinach Stuffed Shells Recipe

Welcome to the best recipe for Ricotta and Spinach Stuffed Shells! This delicious dish is perfect for a family dinner and is sure to impress everyone at the table. With a creamy ricotta and spinach filling, these stuffed shells are a crowd-pleaser. Follow the simple instructions below to create a mouthwatering meal.


  • 1 package (about 12 ounces) of jumbo pasta shells (340 grams)
  • 1 container (about 15 ounces) of ricotta cheese (425 grams)
  • 1/2 cup (50 grams) of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/2 pound (225 grams) of frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1 jar (about 24 ounces) of marinara sauce (680 grams)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius).
  2. Cook the jumbo pasta shells according to the package instructions. Drain well and set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, grated Parmesan cheese, beaten egg, garlic powder, and black pepper. Mix well until all the ingredients are fully incorporated.
  4. Add the thawed and drained spinach to the cheese mixture. Mix well to evenly distribute the spinach throughout.
  5. Take each cooked pasta shell and carefully stuff it with a generous amount of the ricotta and spinach mixture. Place the stuffed shells in a baking dish.
  6. Pour the marinara sauce over the stuffed shells, making sure to cover them completely.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 25 minutes, or until the sauce is bubbly and the shells are heated through.


  • You can customize this recipe by adding other vegetables, such as sautéed mushrooms or onions, to the ricotta and spinach mixture. Feel free to get creative!
  • If you prefer a different type of cheese, you can substitute mozzarella for the Parmesan in this recipe. It will still be delicious!

Enjoy your homemade Ricotta and Spinach Stuffed Shells! Serve them hot and savor the creamy, cheesy goodness. This dish is perfect for any occasion and is sure to become a family favorite. Bon appétit!

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