Spinach Gorgonzola Walnut Shells With Parmesan Cream

Recipe by Charmie777
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 350º. Spray a 13x9 baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Cook pasta shells to desired doneness as directed on package.
  • Meanwhile, squeeze spinach to remove moisture.
  • In food processor or blender, combine spinach, ricotta, gorgonzola, walnuts, 1 garlic clove and egg.
  • Process 30-45 seconds in food processor (1-2 minutes in blender) or until well mixed.
  • In large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add minced garlic clove and stir 1 minute or until tender.
  • Stir in flour, salt and pepper; cook and stir until bubbly.
  • Gradually add half-and-half, stirring constantly with wire whisk.
  • Cook and stir 5-6 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil.
  • Stir in parmesan cheese; pour sauce into baking dish.
  • Drain pasta shells; rinse with hot water. Drain well.
  • Spoon about 1-1/2 tablespoons filling into each pasta shell.
  • Arrange stuffed shells in single layer over sauce. Cover tightly with foil.
  • Bake at 350º for 20-25 minutes or until thoroughly heated and sauce is bubbly.
  • To serve, spoon sauce over stuffed shells.
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