Spinach Stuffed Shells
- 4 medium apple
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- Cook shells as directed on package for al dente; set aside.
- Thaw spinach and chop basil.
- Combine ricotta and 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese in a large bowl. Squeeze out as much liquid as possible from the spinach (To remove the most moisture, place spinach in a cheesecloth and squeeze.); add to cheeses along with basil, egg, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Mix well.
- Add a small amount of sauce to the bottom of a large baking dish to prevent shells from sticking.
- Fill shells with cheese and spinach mixture and place in prepared dish. Top with sauce and remaining mozzarella cheese.
- Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake for 5-10 minutes more until bubbly.
- Serve with sliced apples on the side.
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