This recipe is a rich and hearty pasta dish that’s easy to make! Jumbo pasta shells filled with creamy ricotta and spinach filling. Bon appetit !
- 12 jumbo pasta shell
- 16 ounces ricotta cheese
- 2 ounces bacon, cut in tiny stripes
- 2 cups fresh spinach leaves, roughly chopped
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup (125 g) grated Parmesan cheese
- 15 ounce can tomato sauce
- 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 . Preheat your oven to 375 F.
2 . Cook pasta,according to cooking instruction and set aside.
3 . In a large nonstick skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the bacon and cook for 5 minutes, until it starts looking crispy. Set aside in a small bowl.
4 . In the same skillet, and over medium-high heat, add chopped spinach and cook until it starts to wilt, about a minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
5 . For the sauce: Combine the pasta sauce and balsamic vinegar in a pot over medium heat. Bring to a light simmer while stirring together. Then pour the sauce into a 9×13 inch baking dish, spreading it out.
6 . Combine cooked spinach, ricotta cheese, and salt in a mixing bowl. Stir until well mixed. Lastly, add the pieces of bacon into the mixture.
7 . Use this mixture to generously stuff each pasta shell, and place the stuffed shells on top of the sauce in the baking dish.
8 . Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes at 350 F. Uncover and bake for another 5 minutes.
9 . Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve.