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Easy Manicotti

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Easy Manicotti

Easy Manicotti

Tender pasta tubes filled with cheese and spinach smothered in a savory tomato sauce

PREP TIME 20 minutes

COOK TIME 1 hour 45 minutes

Yield

7

Ingredients

2 Cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided (2 cups = 8 oz)
1/4 Cup grated Parmesan cheese (1/4 cup = 1 oz)
1 container (15 oz each) part-skim ricotta cheese
1 can (26.5 oz each) Hunt's® Traditional Spaghetti Sauce, divided
3 *serving PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
1 pkg (8 oz ea) dry manicotti shells, uncooked
2 Teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4 Teaspoon ground black pepper
1 pkg (10 oz ea) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed dry
1 Cup water

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Combine ricotta cheese, spinach, 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning and black pepper in medium bowl; mix well. Stuff 3 tablespoons cheese mixture in each uncooked manicotti; set aside.
  2. Pour half of the sauce in the bottom of sprayed 13x9x2-inch baking dish. Arrange stuffed manicotti in single layer over sauce; pour the remaining sauce evenly over top. Pour water into corner of dish. Sprinkle remaining mozzarella cheese evenly over sauce. Cover tightly with foil sprayed with cooking spray.
  3. Bake 1 hour 15 minutes or until pasta is tender. Let stand, covered, 10 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 manicotti each
Vitamin C 9 mg
Vitamin A 3873 iu
Iron 4 mg
Calories 329
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 38 mg
Sodium 826 mg
Carbohydrate 38 mg
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 21 g
Sugars 10 g
Calcium 462 mg

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