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Chicken-Stuffed Shells*

Prep & Cook: 35 min
Bake: 35 min

1 box (12 oz) large pasta shells
2 1/4 cups bottled marinara sauce
4 cups diced cooked chicken breast (from 4 medium breast halves)
3/4 cup Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup chopped parsley leaves
1/4 tsp each salt and pepper

Heat oven to 400 deg. Grease a 13 x 9 in baking dish.

Cook shells as package directs. Drain and cool under gently running water. Select the 20 best-looking shells; reserve others for another use.

Meanwhile, put 1 cup marinara sauce in prepared baking dish; coat bottom evenly.

Combine chicken, cheese, parsley, salt and pepper; stuff into shells. Arrange on sauce in dish; drizzle with remaining 1 1/4 cups sauce. Cover snugly with foil.

Bake 30-35 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

Serves 5. Per serving - 483 cal, 12 g fat (4 g saturated)

Woman's Day 10/08/02