Cajun Stuffed Shells

There is nothing worse than the dreaded "what are we having for dinner?" question. Don't panic! On top of Zydeco Chop Chop being perfect for Cajun cookouts and tailgates it is also perfect for east weeknight meals! These stuffed shells will keep all members of your family happy and more importantly FULL! 

12-16 Jumbo Pasta Shells
1 lb Cajun Spiced Sausage
12 oz Skim-milk ricotta cheese
1 Package frozen spinach, defrosted and drained
1 Egg
1/3 C Zydeco Chop Chop
1/2 TBS Cajun Seasoning
1/2 c Shredded cheddar cheese
3/4 C Marinara Sauce (get the recipe for ZCC marinara here!)

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Cook the pasta al dente, according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Brown Cajun Sausage, allow to cool.
  3. Mix sausage, ricotta, spinach, Zydeco Chop Chop and Cajun seasoning in a bowl.
  4. Pour the marinara sauce on the bottom of a shallow baking dish baking dish.
  5. Stuff each shell with a generous amount of filling, place in the baking dish, and sprinkle with shredded cheese. 
  6. Bake for 25 minutes, serve with more marinara sauce over top of shells. 
Zydeco Chop Chop