Stuffed Shells Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Stuffed Shells.


There are 158 calories in Stuffed Shells.


Nutrition Facts
Stuffed Shells
Serving Size:


stuffed shell (85 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 79
Calories 158

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8.7 grams

Saturated Fat 4.9 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.6 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5 grams

Cholesterol 49 milligrams

Sodium 301 milligrams

Potassium 157 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 10 grams

Dietary Fiber 0.8 grams

Sugars 1.7 grams
Protein 9.4 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Prepared & Preserved Foods > Pasta & Noodles (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 160 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 43 minutes
Running (6mph) 15 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 22 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What are stuffed shells made of?

Stuffed shells are similar to Italian Manicotti or Cannelloni. Stuffed shells are jumbo pasta shells stuffed with ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan cheese filling. Pasta shells are perfect pockets for easy stuffing.

What is a stuffed shell called?

Stuffed shells are made with conchiglioni pasta, the larger version of conchiglie, which means “conch shells.” The jumbo shells have thin ridges set close together and are, of course, stuffed, usually with a combination of meat, cheeses, and vegetables.

What is the difference between stuffed shells and manicotti?

Manicotti translates to “little muffs”. The pasta used to make this dish is shaped like a large tube. The tubes are usually filled a mixture of cheeses and sometimes ground meat. A bit different, stuffed shells are made with conchiglie pasta.

How do you stuff a shell?

Quote from Youtube:: So what we're going to do is we're just going to fill each shell with a heaping spoonful of our filling. And we'll just place these in our sauce. In nice little rows.

What do you eat with stuffed shells?

Here are 23 side dishes that go great with stuffed shells:

  • Green Beans.
  • Broccoli Alfredo.
  • Garlic Bread.
  • Steamed Rice.
  • Roasted Asparagus.
  • Bruschetta.
  • Roasted Root Vegetables.
  • Baked Potatoes.

What is the stuffed pasta called?


Ravioli. This is the most well-known stuffed pasta. The singular form is “raviolo” and they are usually made by putting the filling between two sheets of pasta (versus using one piece of pasta and folding it over).

What are cannelloni shells?

Cannelloni is a kind of pasta that is also commonly known as manicotti. They are basically large broad noodles that have been closed on one side to create pasta tubes that are about 1 inch (2.54 cm) in diameter. This pasta is also approximately between 3 and 4 inches (7.62 and 10.16 centimeters) in length.

Where did stuffed shells originate?

The recipe for stuffed pasta shells comes from the Sicilian culinary tradition: in the original recipe, the meat sauce is made with veal mixed with tomato sauce and peas. Above, béchamel sauce is used as an alternative to tomato sauce. Why pasta shells? All the better to fill with delicious ingredients, of course!