Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Diabetic Dish of the Week - Chicken & Turkey Sausage & Spinach Stuffed Shells

This week's Diabetic Dish of the Week is a Chicken and Turkey Sausage & Spinach Stuffed Shells.

Chicken and Turkey Sausage and Spinach Stuffed Shells


18 uncooked Jumbo Shell Pasta; Whole Grain if you can find them.

1 tsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil

8 oz. Spicy Italian Turkey Sausage, casings removed. Jennie - O Turkey are the best to use.

½ c. chopped Red Onion

2 cloves Garlic, minced

6 oz. package. Baby Spinach

1 cup Fat-Free Ricotta Cheese

1½ cups Tomato-Basil Pasta Sauce, divided

½ cup Kraft Reduced Fat Shredded Parmesan Cheese, divided

¼ cup chopped fresh Basil


1 - Preheat oven to 375°. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.

2 - Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add sausage, onion and garlic; cook 5 minutes or until sausage begins to brown, stirring to break up meat. Add spinach in batches; cook and stir until wilted. Remove from heat; stir in ricotta cheese, ½ cup pasta sauce and ¼ cup Parmesan cheese.

3 - Arrange shells in 2-qt. casserole. Fill shells evenly with turkey mixture. Spoon remaining 1 cup pasta sauce evenly over shells. Cover with foil.

4 - Bake 30-35 minutes or until heated through. Top with remaining ¼ cup Parmesan cheese and basil. —6 servings.

Nutrition (per serving—3 filled shells): 255 calories, 5 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 15 g protein, 36 g carbohydrate, 24 mg cholesterol, 4 g fiber, 580 mg sodium; 2 starch, ½ fat,

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