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Weight Watchers Turkey Stuffed Shells

Weight Watchers Turkey Stuffed Shells Recipe



Weight Watchers Turkey Stuffed Shells Recipe. They are a delicious and easy way to enjoy a classic Italian dish while healthy.

These hearty shells are made with made with zucchini, fennel, carrots, onion, garlic, ground turkey breast, fat-free marinara sauce, Pecorino Romano cheese, and mozzarella cheese.

They’re a great source of protein and a healthy alternative to traditional stuffed shells that are made with ground beef.

Whether you’re looking for a satisfying weeknight dinner or a dish to serve at your next dinner party, this pasta dish is a great option.

Weight Watchers Points


7 Points (2022/2023 Plan)

MyWW Points: 7 Blue Plan and 8 Green Plan

7 WW Freestyle Points and 8 WW Smart Points



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Weight Watchers Turkey Stuffed Shells

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Weight Watchers Turkey Stuffed Shells Recipe. They're a great source of protein and a healthy alternative to traditional stuffed shells that are made with ground beef. A great weeknight dinner or dish to serve at a dinner party, this pasta dish is a great option.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

  • 12 jumbo shells
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup zucchini diced
  • ½ cup fennel bulb diced
  • cup carrots chopped fine
  • ½ cup onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 8 ounces 99% fat-free ground turkey breast
  • cups fat-free marinara sauce
  • 2 tablespoon pecorino romano cheese grated
  • cooking spray as needed
  • ½ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375° F.
  • Prepare a 2 quart baking dish by spraying with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside for later.
  • In a large pot, add water and bring to a boil.
  • Add pasta shells and cook approximately 9 minutes, or until al dente.
  • Using a colander, drain pasta and rinse with cold water.
  • In the meantime, place a large non-stick skillet over medium/high heat.
  • In the skillet, add olive oil. Tilt pan to coat.
  • In the skillet, add zucchini, fennel bulb, carrot onion, and garlic. Saute approximately 6 minutes, or until almost tender.
  • In the skillet, add turkey and cook approximately 3 minutes, or until fully cooked, stirring and breaking up turkey as you cook.
  • In the skillet, add ½ cup of the fat-free marinara sauce. Stir to mix.
  • Take skillet off heat, add Pecorino Romano cheese, and stir to mix in.
  • In prepared baking dish, add 1 cup of the fat-free marinara sauce and spread to cover the bottom of the dish.
  • Add approximately equal amounts (approximately) 2 tablespoons of the turkey mixture inside each of the pasta shells.
  • In the prepared baking dish, add the stuffed pasta shells in a single layer.
  • Sprinkle shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese on top of the shells.
  • In preheated oven, bake approximately 20 minutes, or until the mozzarella cheese has melted, and the turkey mixture has heated through.
  • Turn the oven to broil, and broil approximately 1 – 2 minutes, or until the cheese is lightly browned.

Notes

Serving size: 3 stuffed shells and ¼ cup sauce
7 Points (2022/2023 Plan)
MyWW Points: 7 Blue Plan and 8 Green Plan
7 WW Freestyle Points and 8 WW Smart Points
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 275kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 23gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 43mgSodium: 645mgPotassium: 737mgFiber: 3gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 2349IUVitamin C: 16mgCalcium: 177mgIron: 2mg
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