Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Shells

Are you looking for a delicious and hearty vegetarian dish that will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters? Look no further than these Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Shells! This recipe combines the earthy flavors of mushrooms and spinach with creamy ricotta and mozzarella cheese, all stuffed into jumbo pasta shells and baked to perfection. In this blog post, we will walk you through the steps to create this mouthwatering dish, from preparing the filling to baking the stuffed shells. Get ready to impress your family and friends with this crowd-pleasing recipe!


  • 1 box of jumbo pasta shells
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 8 oz mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 jar of marinara sauce


  1. Cook the jumbo pasta shells according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
  3. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  4. Add the diced onion and minced garlic, sauté until translucent.
  5. Add the chopped mushrooms and cook until they release their liquid and start to brown.
  6. Stir in the chopped spinach and cook until wilted.
  7. In a large bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
  8. Add the mushroom and spinach mixture to the cheese mixture and stir until well combined.
  9. Spread a thin layer of marinara sauce on the bottom of a baking dish.
  10. Stuff each cooked pasta shell with the mushroom and spinach mixture and place in the baking dish.
  11. Once all the shells are stuffed, pour the remaining marinara sauce over the top.
  12. Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 25 minutes.
  13. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbly and golden.
  14. Let cool for a few minutes before serving.


These mushroom and spinach stuffed shells are a delicious and comforting meal that is perfect for a cozy night in. The combination of earthy mushrooms, tender spinach, and creamy cheeses is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. Serve with a side salad and garlic bread for a complete and satisfying dinner.