Salad Stuffed Shells

I love pasta salad.  But I also love veggies and recognise their importance. So, when I saw an image of salad stuffed shells on Pinterest (are you following us yet?), I knew I had to try it.  I got a few strange looks from my family—I’m not going to lie, it does seem strange—but it was so delicious that I didn’t care.

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Full disclosure:  I finished off the leftovers while writing this post!

I kept the toppings separate so we could mix and match, but you could easily combine them all initially to make the “filling.”  Here, I just used some simple cherry tomatoes.

I used Italian dressing, but feel free to grab your favourite!  I’m sure a creamy dressing would go beautifully with the pasta shells.

Try it for yourself and see!

Salad Stuffed Shells

These salad stuffed shells are a great way to satisfy pasta cravings while getting your veggies in!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 head lettuce
  • 1/2 box jumbo shell pasta
  • salad toppings (tomato, cucumber, pepper, or whatever you like best!
  • your favourite salad dressing

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta according to directions on box.  Once cooked, drain pasta.  Allow to cool.  

  2. Meanwhile, chop/shred lettuce and prepare toppings as desired.

  3. Add salad mixture to shells individually. Top with dressing to taste.  

Super simple, and great for a hot summer day!

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Salad Stuffed Shells

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