Cook shells according to package directions; rinse, drain and cool in a single
layer on waxed paper. Cover with moist paper towels.
Brown ground chuck in skillet over medium-high heat, breaking into pieces; drain
Drain spinach well; place on paper towels and squeeze until almost dry.
In a bowl, combine spinach, beef, Italian seasoning, ricotta cheese and salt
and pepper; mix well until blended. Stuff each shell with filling.
Pour 3/4 cup sauce into a lightly greased 2-quart rectangular baking dish. Arrange
stuffed shells over sauce. Pour remaining sauce over top. (May be baked at this
time or stored in the refrigerator for several hours.)
Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
Uncover; sprinkle with cheese and bake an additional 5 minutes or until cheese
Cook Time: 30 minutes Serves 4 to 6
Reprinted with permission from
the Certified Angus Beef® Brand.