Spinach Manicotti Recipe

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


Submitted by superprontopup

Makes 7 servings



From Betty Crocker, adjusted to reduce fat Prep Time: 15 min Total Time: 50 min Makes: 7 servings (2 manicotti each)

Recipe Ingredients for Spinach Manicotti

8 oz manicotti
2 cups fat free mozzarella cheese
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
15 oz low-fat ricotta cheese
10 oz frozen spinach, thawed, drained
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 egg, slightly beaten
25 1/2 oz tomato sauce

Recipe Directions for Spinach Manicotti

  1. Heat oven to 375F. Cook manicotti as directed on box. Rinse with cool water; drain well.

  2. In medium bowl, stir together 1 1/2 cups of the Italian cheese blend, the red pepper, ricotta cheese, spinach, garlic and egg.

  3. In bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, spread 1 cup of the pasta sauce. Spoon ricotta mixture into manicotti; place over sauce in dish. Pour remaining sauce over manicotti.

  4. Cover tightly with foil; bake about 30 minutes or until sauce is bubbling. Uncover dish; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Italian cheese blend. Bake uncovered 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

  5. You can make this recipe up to 24 hours ahead. Just cover and refrigerate until ready to bake. You can expect about 15 minutes extra baking time.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 276.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
268
Calories from Fat
113
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.6g
19%
Saturated Fat
7.4g
37%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
74mg
25%
Sodium
830mg
35%
Potassium
695mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
19.8g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2.5g
10%
Sugars
5.0g
Protein
20.3g
Vitamin A 92% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 46% Iron 17%
* 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
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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