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Turkey and Spinach Taco Stuffed Pasta Shells

Turkey and Spinach Taco Stuffed Pasta Shells : comfort food at it's best !

Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword Turkey and Spinach Taco Stuffed Pasta Shells
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups minced turkey
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 Tbsp Taco seasoning
  • 2 cups tomato salsa
  • 1 ½ cup wilted spinach, roughly chopped
  • 1 ½ cup mozzarella, cubed
  • 34 large pasta shells
  • ½ cup tomato salsa to spread over the shells before baking


  1. Boil water with a pinch of salt and cook pasta shells for 13 minutes to be al dente.

  2. While shells are boiling, cook turkey with oil, in a pan, for 10 minutes.

  3. Add Taco seasoning and tomato salsa and cook for another two minutes. Combine with spinach and mozzarella.

  4. Drain the pasta and splash with cold water.

  5. Preheat the oven to 180 C / 356 F.

  6. Lightly grease the baking dish.

  7. Fill the shells ( 2 tsp each ) with turkey mixture and lay into the baking dish.

  8. Once all shells ar filled, cover with remaining filling, if any left, and spread with ½ cup tomato salsa.

  9. Bake covered for 25 minutes and serve.