“I combined a number of recipes and came up with this. My husband loves it!!”
6ounces packages jumbo pasta shells
2boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cubed
1/2 cupdry breadcrumbs
15ounceslight ricotta cheese
4ouncesshredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
4ouncesshredded fat-free cheddar cheese
1/4 teaspoondried oregano
1/4 teaspoondried basil
1/2 teaspoondried parsley
1 3/4 cupstomato sauce
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cook pasta according to package directions, drain.
Melt the butter in a large skillet, add chicken and onion, and cook until chicken is done, about 7-9 minutes.
Stir in breadcrumbs, and remove from heat.
In a bowl, combine egg, ricotta, half the mozzarella and half the cheddar, spices, salt and pepper.
Add the chicken mixture.
Fill shells and place in a 11×7 inch pan.
Combine tomato sauce, mushrooms, mozzarella and cheddar; pour mixture over shells.
Sprinkle with parmesan if using.
I like to sprinkle with more mozzarella as well.
Cover and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
“I tried this last night.They are great I have made stuffed shells b4 but not with chicken.WE ALL LOVED IT!this will go in my recipe box and WILL be made again thanks.”
“These are delicious stuffed shells. I’ve never made stuffed shells with chicken in them before and these were wonderful. It is a nice change and my family really enjoyed this version. I will make these again!”
“athis recipe is a great one”
“I doubled the recipe and used cottage cheese (that’s what I had on hand).My family liked it.DH said it would also be good w/ sausage, maybe better.Anyway, will be making this again!”
“I loved this!I would sugegst using a little less chicken, but it was great!”
“this recipe was excellent – I got a lot of compliments on it.I ran out of ricotta cheese and used fat-free onion dip – and that was awesome too”