Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells

Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells


  • 1 pound jumbo pasta shells
  • 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken
  • 1 (15-ounce) jar Alfredo sauce
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Cook the jumbo pasta shells according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside to cool slightly.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the shredded chicken, Alfredo sauce, thawed and drained spinach, ricotta cheese, shredded mozzarella cheese, grated Parmesan cheese, minced garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Mix until well combined.
  4. Spoon the chicken Alfredo mixture into each cooked pasta shell, filling them generously.
  5. Place the stuffed shells in the prepared baking dish in a single layer.
  6. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the filling is hot and bubbly.
  7. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and lightly golden brown.
  8. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley before serving.


  • Serves: 6


  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour

Weight Watchers Points Calculation

To calculate the Weight Watchers points, we need to consider the nutritional information for each ingredient. Here’s a rough estimate based on typical values for the ingredients listed:

  • Jumbo pasta shells: Approximately 32 points for 1 pound.
  • Cooked and shredded chicken: Approximately 6 points for 2 cups.
  • Alfredo sauce: Approximately 15 points for a 15-ounce jar.
  • Frozen chopped spinach: 0 points for 10 ounces.
  • Ricotta cheese: Approximately 14 points for 1 cup.
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese: Approximately 16 points for 1 cup.
  • Grated Parmesan cheese: Approximately 8 points for 1/2 cup.
  • Garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and parsley: 0 points.

Total points for the entire dish: 91 points Points per serving (6 servings): 91 / 6 = Approximately 15 points per serving

Note: These calculations are rough estimates and can vary based on the specific brands and types of ingredients used. For accurate results, it’s best to use the official Weight Watchers calculator with the exact nutritional information from the ingredient packages.

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