Cheesy Chicken Shells Recipe

Looking for an easy Cheesy Chicken Shells recipe? Learn how to make Cheesy Chicken Shells using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jmilburn419

Makes 4 servings



Modified Weight Watchers Cheesy Chicken Shells with fat free/reduced fat cheeses

Recipe Ingredients for Cheesy Chicken Shells

12 pieces Jumbo Shells
1.5 cup Tomato Sauce
2 large Egg, White
4 oz Chicken, Breast, Meat Only
0.75 cup Spinach
0.25 cup Parmesan, Grated Cheese

Recipe Directions for Cheesy Chicken Shells

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.

  2. Cook manicotti shells in boiling water according to the package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water to prevent them from cooking further. Set aside.

  3. Coat a 9 x 13-inch pan with cooking spray. Spread 1/2 cup of sauce evenly over bottom of pan and set aside.

  4. For filling, in a large bowl, stir together egg whites, ricotta cheese, chicken, spinach, garlic powder and seasoning. Stir in 1/4 cup each of mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese.

  5. To assemble, spoon cheese mixture into manicotti shells and place filled shells in a single layer in baking dish. Spread remaining sauce on top. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses and bake about 30 minutes. Yields 3 shells per serving.

Categories

Chicken

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 208.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
214
Calories from Fat
32
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.6g
6%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
208mg
9%
Potassium
470mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
27.6g
9%
Dietary Fiber
5.2g
21%
Sugars
5.7g
Protein
17.4g
Vitamin A 96% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 13% Iron 10%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
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