Chicken & Spinach Manicotti
Chicken Manicotti Recipes

Chicken & Spinach Manicotti

Chicken, spinach and cheese fill this favorite Italian entreé.

The Story Behind the Recipe
6
servings
35 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 15 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1 (8-ounce) package (about 14) uncooked dried manicotti shells

2 cups lowfat cottage cheese

2 cups shredded cooked chicken

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 (9-ounce) package frozen cut spinach, thawed, well-drained

8 ounces (2 cups) shredded mozzarella cheese

1 (24-ounce) jar pasta sauce

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Cover; bake 35-40 minutes or until heated through, uncovering during last 5 minutes.

  2. STEP 2

    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch glass baking dish with no-stick cooking spray.

  3. STEP 3

    Cook manicotti shells according to package directions. Drain.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine all remaining ingredients except 1 cup mozzarella cheese and pasta sauce in bowl; mix well.

  5. STEP 5

    Fill each manicotti shell with 1/3 cup chicken mixture; place into baking dish. Spread remaining filling over shells. Pour pasta sauce over filled shells; top with remaining mozzarella cheese.

Tip #1

- Manicotti can be prepared ahead. Cook pasta shells; prepare sauce and stuff shells. Cover; refrigerate. Bake at 350°F, 45-50 minutes or until heated through, uncovering during last 5 minutes.

Nutrition

490Calories
14Fat (mg)
100Cholesterol (mg)
800Sodium (mg)
44Carbohydrates (g)
6Dietary Fiber
44Protein (g)

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  December 15, 2013

I've made this for friends and they love it. My husband eats it also. It is easy to make with an easy clean up which I love.

— says Elise
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  November 10, 2013

I loved this and was able to freeze it for another night.

— says Kathleen B.
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