Main Dishes

Sausage Cheese Shells

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Delicious and flavorful shells topped with and easy to make sauce.

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Shells
1 pound hot Italian sausage, casings removed
1 large yellow onion, chopped
1- 10 ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
1- 8 ounce package reduced fat cream cheese, room temperature
1 egg, beaten
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
1 cup small curd cottage cheese
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/3 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 box jumbo pasta shells

Sauce
1- 29 ounce can no salt added tomato sauce
1 tablespoon dried minced onion
1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
1 1/2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Cook pasta according to package directions and drain. Preheat oven to 350º F. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray and set aside. In a large skillet, over medium heat, cook sausage and onion until...
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Nutritions

Calories
377

Sodium
720mg
30% DV

Fat
22g
35% DV

Protein
27g
55% DV

Carbs
8g
3% DV

Fiber
1g
7% DV

Comfort food at its best! The ultimate Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole with Rice is made from scratch with simple, wholesome ingredients. The flavorful rice, vegetables, and chicken come together in a creamy sauce with a buttery Ritz cracker topping. Add a salad and corn muffins or biscuits for a hearty, family-friendly dinner any night of the week!

3/4 c salted butter
1 onion
4 cloves garlic
1/2 c all purpose flour
3 c low sodium chicken broth
12 oz cream cheese
2 t fresh thyme
1 t fresh rosemary
1 T Dijon mustard
1 1/2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
4 c cooked shredded chicken
4 c cooked long grain white rice
4 c frozen baby broccoli florets
2 c coarsely crushed Ritz crackers ( mixed with 2 T melted butter )
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  • Preheat oven to 350° F . Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish; set aside.
  • In a large Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is...
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Nutritions

Calories
1348

Sodium
1443mg
60% DV

Fat
59g
91% DV

Protein
56g
113% DV

Carbs
141g
48% DV

Fiber
7g
31% DV