Crab Stuffed Pasta Shells

Dinner

 

  • Total Preparation Time: 85 minutes

Serves: 8

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Ingredients

1 1/2 cups375 mLPasta Sauce Or Stewed Tomatoes
28 oz796 mLTomatoes, diced (1 can)
1 pinch1 pinchHot Pepper Flakes
1 pinch1 pinchPepper
1 1/2 tsp7 mLItalian Seasoning
2 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
2 tbsp25 mLGAY LEA - Butter Sticks – Salted
1 1 Large Onion, chopped
1 tbsp12 mLGranulated Sugar
20 20 Jumbo Pasta Shells, approx.
2 cups500 mLGAY LEA - Nordica 2%
2 cups500 mLIvanhoe Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
1/2 cup125 mLIvanhoe Parmesan Cheese, grated
1 1 Egg
8 oz250 gThawed Frozen Crabmeat, drained well
4 4 Green Onions, minced
1/4 cup50 mLFresh Parsley, chopped
1/2 tsp2 mLPepper
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Instructions

  1. In skillet set over medium heat, melt Gay Lea Salted Butter. Add onion, garlic, Italian seasoning, hot pepper flakes and pepper; cook, stirring for 3 minutes. Pour in diced tomatoes, pasta sauce and sugar; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes or until thickened. Spread half of sauce in bottom of 13 x 9-inch glass baking dish.
  2. Meanwhile, in large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta shells for about 12 minutes or until tender but still firm. Drain well. Rinse under cold running water to cool. Drain again.
  3. In bowl, stir together Nordica Cottage Cheese, 1-1/2 cups of the Mozzarella, half of the Parmesan, egg, crabmeat, onions, parsley and pepper. Spoon 2 tablespoons of crab filling into each pasta shell. Arrange shells in single layer on top of pasta sauce. Drizzle remaining sauce over; sprinkle with remaining Mozzarella and Parmesan.
  4. Bake, uncovered, in centre of preheated 375 F (190 C) over for 30 minutes or until sauce is bubbling and filling is warmed through. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
  • Excellent source of folate and calcium.
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Ingredients

1 1/2 cups375 mLPasta Sauce Or Stewed Tomatoes
28 oz796 mLTomatoes, diced (1 can)
1 pinch1 pinchHot Pepper Flakes
1 pinch1 pinchPepper
1 1/2 tsp7 mLItalian Seasoning
2 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
2 tbsp25 mLGAY LEA - Butter Sticks – Salted
1 1 Large Onion, chopped
1 tbsp12 mLGranulated Sugar
20 20 Jumbo Pasta Shells, approx.
2 cups500 mLGAY LEA - Nordica 2%
2 cups500 mLIvanhoe Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
1/2 cup125 mLIvanhoe Parmesan Cheese, grated
1 1 Egg
8 oz250 gThawed Frozen Crabmeat, drained well
4 4 Green Onions, minced
1/4 cup50 mLFresh Parsley, chopped
1/2 tsp2 mLPepper
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Nutritional Info

% Daily Value
Serving Size / Portion
1/8 recipe
Calories / Calories (kcal)385
Total Fat / Lipides (g)15
Saturated / Saturés (g)8
Trans Fat / lipids trans (g)0
Cholesterol / Cholestérol (mg)88
Sodium / Sodium (mg)1147
Carbohydrate / Glucides (g)37
Fibre (g)2
Sugar / Sucres (g)14
Protein / Protéines (g)27
Vitamin A / Vitamine A15%
Vitamin C / Vitamine C45%
Iron / Fer10%
Calcium40%

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