• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 55 min
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  • Summary

    Recipe video above. A lazy meal for midweek that tastes like spinach and ricotta stuffed shells or cannelloni - but without all the labour! Feel free to use your favourite store bought pasta sauce if you prefer. Reheats well and freezes well too!

    Ingredients

    • 300g / 10 oz ziti pasta, (uncooked, or other short pasta of choice)
    • 1.5 cups (150g) mozzarella cheese (, shredded (or more!))
    • 1 lb / 500 g ricotta ((Note 1))
    • 1/2 cup (50g) parmesan cheese (, grated)
    • 2 garlic cloves (, crushed)
    • 350g / 12oz frozen chopped spinach, (thawed and excess liquid pressed out )
    • 1 cup (100g) grated Mozzarella cheese
    • 3/4 tsp salt & pepper
    • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 garlic cloves (, minced)
    • 24 oz / 700g tomato passata ((1 standard bottle) (Note 2))
    • 1 tsp EACH onion and garlic powder
    • 2 tsp dried Italian Mixed Herbs ((Note 3))
    • 1/2 tsp dried chili flakes (, to taste (optional))
    • 1 tsp sugar
    • 1 tsp salt
    • Black pepper
    • 2 tbsp water ((if needed))
    • Parmesan cheese (, grated)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 329 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 20 g 30.58%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 51.52%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 62 mg 20.77%
    • Sodium: 1379 mg 57.46%
    • Calcium: 700 mg 69.96%
    • Potassium: 608 mg 17.38%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.67%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 12 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 10.92%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 25 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 140.42%
    • Vitamin C 53.31%
    • Vitamin D 0.35%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy2 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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