Vegetarian Shell Bake

Ingredients:

  • 1lb medium pasta shells (or large to actually stuff them)
  • 2 TB olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 2 heads of broccoli, diced
  • 1 package of mushrooms, diced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes in juice
  • 1 bag spinach
  • 1/2c ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 TB dried basil or 1/4c fresh chopped basil
  • Tomato sauce
  • Mozzarella cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook shells, set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, prepare and cook onion, zucchini, pepper, broccoli, and mushrooms. Add seasonings. When veggies are sauteed, add tomatoes. Add ricotta and shells. Add spinach, mix well, and cover to cook down.
  4. In 13×9 dish, pour a layer of tomato sauce in the bottom. Add shell mixture, top with more tomato sauce.
  5. Cover and bake for 20 minutes. Sprinkle cheese over the top, cook uncovered for another 5-10 minutes.

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