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Three Cheese and Chicken Stuffed Shells |

Three Cheese & Chicken Stuffed Shells

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x


A easy weeknight meal, this pasta dish is filled with lots of chicken and cheese.



  • 6 ounces large shell pasta
  • 1 chicken breast half, cooked and diced
  • 8 ounces ricotta cheese
  • 3 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 3 ounces shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons dried bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup spaghetti sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Salt water, then add pasta and cook according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine chicken, ricotta cheese, 2 ounces of mozzarella cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, sour cream, bread crumbs, parsley and salt and pepper. Mix well.
  4. Spray a 2-quart baking dish with nonstick spray and cover the bottom of the dish with a thin layer of spaghetti sauce. Fill each large shell with the chicken/cheese mixture and place in the dish. Cover with the remaining sauce. Sprinkle the remaining mozzarella cheese on top.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven uncovered for 40 minutes; serve warm.

Recipe Notes:

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