I liked these but I think it needs more spice next time. i used 1 tsp of Italian seasoning so i’m going to double that to 2 tsp. The original recipe called for ricotta cheese of course but i don’t like that so i used light cream cheese.
Cheesy Chicken Shells
12 jumbo shells
1.5 c spaghetti sauce
2 med egg whites, lightly beaten
4 oz light cream cheese
1 c. diced cooked skinless chicken breast
10 oz frozen chopped spinach, drained
1 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp Italian seasoning
2/3 c 2 % mozz cheese shredded
2 TB reduced fat parm cheese
Cook shells according to box , drain and rinse with cold water to prevent over cooking. Coat pan with cooking spray and spread 1/2 c sauce evenly over bottom of pan. For the filling- Stir together egg whites, cream cheese, chicken, spinach, garlic powder and seasoning. Stir imozz and parm cheese. Spoon mixture into the shells and place filled shells in baking dish. Spread remaining tomato sauce on top. Bake about 30 minutes at 350 degrees.
Yield: 4 servings. Per serving (3 shells)= 339 Calories; 10g Fat (26.1% calories from fat); 28g Protein; 36g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber; 56mg Cholesterol; 904mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain(Starch); 2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.