How to make it

  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • Coat 2 (13 x 9-inch) baking dishes with cooking spray; set aside.
  • Place cottage cheese and ricotta cheese in a food processor; process until smooth. Combine cottage cheese mixture, Asiago, and next 6 ingredients (Asiago through spinach).
  • Spoon or pipe 1 tablespoon cheese mixture into each shell. Arrange half of stuffed shells, seam sides up, in one prepared dish. Pour 3 cups Smoky Marinara over stuffed shells. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup mozzarella. Repeat procedure with remaining stuffed shells, Smoky Marinara, and mozzarella in remaining prepared dish.
  • Cover with foil. Bake at 375° for 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • To freeze unbaked casserole: Prepare through Step 5. Cover with plastic wrap, pressing to remove as much air as possible. Wrap with heavy-duty foil. Store in freezer for up to 2 months.
  • To prepare frozen unbaked casserole: Preheat oven to 375º. Remove foil; reserve foil. Remove plastic wrap; discard wrap. Cover frozen casserole with reserved foil; bake at 375º for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until the shells are thoroughly heated.

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  • justjakesmom 9 years ago
    Glad I stumbled on this one. Sounds DELICIOUS!!!
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    minitindel ate it and said...
    i love this yummmmmmm thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    cholena ate it and said...
    I just love dis
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    " It was excellent "
    jenniferbyrdez ate it and said...
    Sounds delish, good for the waistline too. Thanks Haylee.
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  • divaliscious 10 years ago
    I concur! Great recipe - but how do you make your marinara 'smokey'? please advise... many thanks! sounds delightful!
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    " It was excellent "
    chihuahua ate it and said...
    Oh-my-goodness, this sounds terrific. Yumm! Super post!
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