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Easy Meatless Manicotti Recipe Recipe

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


Submitted by worleyla

Makes 7 servings



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

Recipe Ingredients for Easy Meatless Manicotti Recipe

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 ounces manicotti (14 shells)
26 ounce tomato sauce
1 cooking spray
1 cup water

Recipe Directions for Easy Meatless Manicotti Recipe

  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 the sauce and top with the remaining sauce. Pour 1 cup water into dish. Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella evenly over sauce. Cover thighly 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
250
Calories from Fat
86
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.5g
15%
Saturated Fat
5.6g
28%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
37mg
12%
Sodium
1156mg
48%
Potassium
686mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
19.2g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2.6g
10%
Sugars
5.1g
Protein
22.9g
Vitamin A 89% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 38% 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 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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