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Cheesy chicken lasagna stuffed shells are gooey perfection: try the recipe

Cheesy chicken lasagna stuffed shells are gooey perfection: try the recipe

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There’s nothing like Mommy’s stuffed shells. Now you can upgrade this classic meal with a chicken-filled lasagna-inspired riff thanks to Cara Lanz of MidwesternHomeLife.com.

Pro tip: “Stuffed shells are so tasty, but it’s tricky to squeeze the filling into smooth cooked shells,” Lanz says. “You can fill regular jumbo shells before they’re done — just add some water to the dish before baking and let the magic happen in the oven.”

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Cheesy Chicken Lasagna Stuffed Shells (No-Boil) by Cara Lanz, Midwestern HomeLife

Makes 12 servings

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Cheesy Chicken Lasagna Stuffed Shells (No-Boil) by Cara Lanz, Midwestern HomeLife
(Midwesternhomelife.com)

Ingredients:

12 ounces jumbo shells

15 ounces 2% cottage cheese

1 beaten egg

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon Italian herbs

10 ounces frozen spinach, thawed and drained

2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided

1 cup Parmesan cheese, divided

2 cups rotisserie chicken breast

32 ounces marinara sauce

1 ½ cup water

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Before serving

1 tablespoon fresh basil

2 tablespoons pesto

Cheesy Chicken Lasagna Stuffed Shells (No-Boil) by Cara Lanz, Midwestern HomeLife

Cheesy Chicken Lasagna Stuffed Shells (No-Boil) by Cara Lanz, Midwestern HomeLife
(Midwesternhomelife.com)

Travel directions:

1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking spray.

2. Place 1 cup of marinara sauce in the bottom of the pan.

3. Mix the cottage cheese, beaten egg, garlic powder and Italian herbs in a bowl. Add the spinach, 1 cup mozzarella, and ½ cup Parmesan cheese.

4. Fill the shells with the spinach-curd mixture from the bowl with a spoon.

5. Arrange the shredded rotisserie chicken over the stuffed shells.

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6. Cover the chicken with the rest of the marinara sauce.

7. Pour 1 ½ cups of water into the pan.

8. Top the marinara sauce with 1 cup mozzarella and ½ cup Parmesan cheese.

9. Cover the pan with aluminum foil and bake for 60 minutes. Cover and bake for a further 10 minutes.

10. Serve with ribbons of fresh basil and a dash of pesto.

This original recipe is owned by midwesternhomelife.com and was shared with Fox News Digital.

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