Thursday, May 26, 2011

Spinach-Pork Stuffed Shells

Spinach-Pork Stuffed Shells

12 uncooked jumbo pasta shells
1/2 lb ground pork
8 cups water
6 cups torn fresh spinach
2 eggs, lightly beaten
6 Tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
4 Tablespoons heavy whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 cups meatless spaghetti sauce

1. Cook the pasta shells according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, cook pork over medium heat, until no longer pink; drain and set aside.
2. In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add spinach; boil for 1-2 mins or until wilted. Drain and squeeze dry; chop the spinach.
3. In a bowl, combine the pork, spinach, egg, 2 Tablespoons Parmesan cheese, cream, salt, nutmeg and pepper. Drain shells; stuff with the pork mixture. Spread 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce in an ungreased baking dish.
4. Place the stuffed shells in the dish; drizzle with remaining spaghetti sauce. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese. Cover and bake at 400 for 15 mins. Uncover and bake 10-15 mins longer.

Serves 4
Source: Taste of Home

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