- 1 large butternut squash
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 large egg
- 12 oz package of jumbo pasta shells (24 shells)
- 1/2 cup grated parmesan
- 2 cups ricotta cheese
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 cup fresh spinach (chopped)
- 1 tsp salt
- ½ tsp pepper
- 1 lemon – zest and juice
- 1/2 cup Butter
- 10 fresh sage leaves
Pasta has got to be truly one of the most versatile ingredients found in any cuisine. You can boil, fry or bake it and create delicious recipes. One such dish is the Butternut squash stuffed shells.These are cheesy delights that will take your taste buds to an out of this world experience. The unique flavor of butternut squash coupled with oozing cheese is nothing less than a mouthwatering delight. You can serve it as a starter or a full meal. Wow your family and guests with this classic Italian recipe.
Each pasta shell contains420 calories. Since this is a rich dish, moderation is key to avoid a high calorie count. Butternut squash is rich in antioxidants, spinach loaded with minerals such as iron and magnesium and cheese with calcium.
How to Make Butternut Squash Stuffed Shells
Pasta shells are almost always used for filling and baking.