Pesto Stuffed Shells Meal Prep

Okay, I’m again to consolation meals this week with these Pesto Stuffed Shells Meal Prep. It’s a traditional pasta dish that I paired with Homemade Garlic Bread. I had deliberate on making it an much more nicely rounded meal by including a aspect of Vinaigrette Slaw with Feta, however found final minute that my cabbage was rotten on the within. But that’s okay, there’s spinach in my Pesto Stuffed Shells, so it’s not like this meal is void of greens. 🙂 I’ll simply must go further vegetable heavy subsequent week!

Both the Pesto Stuffed Shells recipe and the Homemade Garlic Bread make greater than 4 servings, however the Pesto Stuffed Shells freeze fantastically and I don’t know in the event you’ll have any issues gobbling up the additional garlic bread (that truly freezes nice too, if it makes it that far). 😉

Pesto Stuffed Shells Meal Prep

This Meal Prep Includes:

Pesto Stuffed Shells: $7.81

Homemade Garlic Bread: $2.43

Total Cost: $10.24

Cost per field: $1.97

Plus about two further servings of Pesto Stuffed Shells and a pair further items of garlic bread! (about $2.37 price)

Pesto Stuffed Shells and homemade garlic bread make a classic and comforting lunch that holds up well in the refrigerator.


  • My Vinaigrette Slaw with Feta would make a superb aspect salad for this meal prep as a result of it’s made out of cabbage, which holds up nicely within the fridge. The unique recipe contains each crimson and inexperienced cabbage, nevertheless it’s nice with crimson cabbage provided that you don’t need to purchase each. I’d in all probability pack the salad in a separate aspect container.
  • New containers! On recommendation of many, many readers, I invested in these Pyrex glass containers. I like that they’re huge and shallow, which makes them straightforward to stuff with a number of gadgets with out every part being on high of each other.
  • As talked about above, the Pesto Stuffed Shells freeze actually nice. Try to scoop up as a lot of the pasta sauce from the underside of the casserole dish to high the shells with earlier than freezing as a result of the sauce will assist stop them from drying out.
  • Garlic Bread additionally freezes nice. You can freeze the extras earlier than baking, as I did in my Homemade Freezer Garlic Bread recipe, or freeze it after par-baking in the event you simply need to reheat it briefly within the microwave.


Pesto Stuffed Shells are an easy and impressive dish that is a filling and flavorful alternative to a meat-heavy Italian meal.

And that’s all I’ve acquired for you this week, people! 🙂 Hope you had a fantastic weekend!