Low Fat Cheesy Jumbo Pasta Shells With Ground Turkey

Recipe by KadesMom
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • In an 8 quart pot, bring water to a boil and cook shells according to package directions.
  • Drain and cool immediately with cold water.
  • Drain and place open side down on paper towels.
  • Meanwhile brown ground turkey with onion and garlic; drain fat.
  • Combine the next 8 ingredients.
  • In a medium bowl, combine ground turkey and the cheese mixture.
  • Reserve the 1/4 cup of Mozzarella.
  • Place a thin layer of spaghetti sauce into the bottom of a 12 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Spoon the cheese/meat mixture into each pasta shell and place open side up, in a single layer, in prepared pan. I don't usually use all 12 ounces of noodles.
  • Pour the remaining sauce (RESERVE 1 Cup Sauce) over the stuffed shells.
  • Loosely cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes.
  • During last 5 minutes of baking, remove foil and sprinkle remaining Mozzarella cheese on top.
  • Bake 5 more minutes.
  • Garnish with fresh chopped basil. I like to have a side of warm spaghetti sauce to drizzle over; especially for left-overs.