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Easy Meatless Manicotti Recipe

Looking for an easy Easy Meatless Manicotti recipe? Learn how to make Easy Meatless Manicotti using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by Mary_RD

Makes 7 servings



From Cooking Light magazine; vegetarian comfort food, starts with a jar of pasta sauce. Easy to make. One serving = 2 manicotti

Recipe Ingredients for Easy Meatless Manicotti

2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
16 ounce fat-free cottage cheese
10 ounce frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained, and squeezed dry
1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
8 ounce manicotti (14 shells)
26 ounce jar fat-free tomato-basil pasta sauce
1 Cooking spray
1 cup water

Recipe Directions for Easy Meatless Manicotti

  1. Preheat oven to 375.

  2. Combine 1 1/2 cups mozzarella, cottage cheese, and the next 5 ingredients (through black pepper) in a medium bowl. Spoon about 3 tablespoons cheese mixture into each uncooked manicotti. Pour half of tomato-basil pasta sauce into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Arrange stuffed shells in a single layer over sauce, and top with the remaining sauce. Pour 1 cup water into dish. Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella evenly over sauce. Cover tightly with foil. Bake at 375 for 1 hour or until shells are tender. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 313.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
267
Calories from Fat
92
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.2g
16%
Saturated Fat
5.6g
28%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
37mg
12%
Sodium
916mg
38%
Potassium
338mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
23.7g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
23.2g
Vitamin A 98% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 40% 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
B+
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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