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Manicotti Recipe

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


Submitted by myladhite

Makes 6 servings



The calorie count does not include the red sauce -- add those calories depending on the tpe used. Once you have assembled the manicotti, pour one jar of your preferred brand over the top.

Recipe Ingredients for Manicotti

8 ounces Manicotti (1 box)
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
6 ounces mushrooms, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
6 ounces fresh spinach, (1 bag) chopped (may substitute 10 oz. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained)
2 eggs
15 ounces low-fat ricotta cheese (1 container)
1/3 cup chopped basil leaves
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (freshly grated)

Recipe Directions for Manicotti

  1. PREHEAT oven to 350°F.

  2. COOK Manicotti for 7 minutes; drain and rinse in cool water. Set aside.

  3. HEAT oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms and garlic; sauté 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in spinach; continue cooking 5 minutes. Set aside to cool.

  4. BEAT eggs lightly in medium bowl. Stir in ricotta, basil and salt. Stir in mushroom mixture.

  5. SPREAD ¾ cup Italian Baking Sauce over bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish. Fill Manicotti with mushroom mixture; place in dish. Pour remaining Sauce evenly over filled shells; sprinkle with cheese. Cover with foil. Bake for 30 minutes. Uncover; continue baking 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 195.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
258
Calories from Fat
131
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.5g
22%
Saturated Fat
6.0g
30%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
104mg
35%
Sodium
650mg
27%
Potassium
382mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
15.6g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
1.0g
Protein
16.8g
Vitamin A 62% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 33% Iron 11%
* 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
  • Low in sugar
  • High in calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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