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Chicken Spinach Manicotti Recipe

Looking for an easy chicken spinach manicotti recipe? Learn how to make chicken spinach manicotti using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by im_amy

Makes 6 servings



lower cal. recipe I got for taste of home - except no ham.

Recipe Ingredients for chicken spinach manicotti

1 large onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 cups diced cooked chicken breast
1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 egg whites
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 dash ground nutmeg
1 box manicotti shells

SAUCE:
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 cup fat-free milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 dash cayenne pepper
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for chicken spinach manicotti

  1. In a small skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. In a large bowl, combine the onion mixture, chicken, spinach, Parmesan cheese, egg whites, basil, pepper and nutmeg; set aside.

  2. Cook manicotti shells according to package directions. Meanwhile, for sauce, combine flour and broth in a large saucepan until smooth. Stir in the milk, salt, nutmeg, pepper and cayenne. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Spoon 1 cup into chicken mixture. Add Parmesan cheese to remaining sauce.

  3. Spread 1 cup sauce into a 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Drain shells; stuff with chicken mixture. Arrange over sauce. Drizzle with remaining sauce. Cover and bake at 375 for 35-40 minutes or until bubbly and heated through.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 353.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
373
Calories from Fat
59
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.6g
10%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
48mg
16%
Sodium
715mg
30%
Potassium
636mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
47.9g
16%
Dietary Fiber
3.4g
14%
Sugars
5.4g
Protein
30.5g
Vitamin A 92% Vitamin C 26%
Calcium 21% Iron 16%
* 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
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
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