How to Make the Best Homemade Stuffed Shells (Page 5)

Choose Your Sauce Wisely

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4. Choose Your Sauce Wisely

Outside of fat and calories, stuffed pasta dishes also tend to be high in sodium. Sodium comes in part from the cheese, but mostly from the sauce. Since shells should be saucy, look for brands of marinara that are lower in sodium or make your own sauce from unsalted crushed tomatoes.

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