Sweet Potato and Kale Stuffed Shells

Sweet Potato and Kale Stuffed Shells
Sweet Potato and Kale Stuffed Shells
  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 1 hr 25 min
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  • Summary

    Flavorful, cheesy sweet potato and kale stuffed shells – a great make-ahead recipe! Filled with sweet potato, kale and red pepper!

    Ingredients

    • 24 jumbo pasta shells
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 medium red bell pepper, diced
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 bunch lacinato kale (9 to 10 ounces), stems removed and leaves torn into bite-sized pieces
    • ½ cup low-sodium vegetable broth
    • 1 ¼ cups ricotta cheese, strained if watery
    • ¾ cup sweet potato puree (homemade or store-bought)
    • ½ cup thinly sliced green onions, plus extra for garnish
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • ¼ teaspoon pepper
    • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
    • 25 ounces marinara sauce, divided
    • about 2 cups freshly shredded mozzarella cheese

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 399 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 22 g 34.53%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 54.36%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 76 mg 25.17%
    • Sodium: 1060 mg 44.17%
    • Calcium: 430 mg 43.03%
    • Potassium: 91 mg 2.6%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.22%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 34 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 12.5%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 20 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 22.89%
    • Vitamin C 6.46%
    • Vitamin D 4.63%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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