Chicken & Spinach Manicotti
Chicken, spinach and cheese fill this favorite Italian entree.
Prep: 25 min - Bake: 35 min
12 uncooked dried manicotti shells
2 1/2 cups lowfat cottage cheese
2 cups cooked chicken strips
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 (10-ounce) package frozen cut spinach, thawed, well-drained
8 ounces (2 cups) LAND O LAKES® Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
1 (28-ounce) jar fat free pasta sauce*
Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch baking pan with no-stick
Cook manicotti shells according to package directions. Drain.
Meanwhile, combine all remaining ingredients except 1 cup
Mozzarella cheese and spaghetti sauce in medium bowl; mix well.
Fill each manicotti shell with 1/3 cup chicken mixture; place
in baking pan. Pour spaghetti sauce over filled pasta shells;
top with remaining cheese.
Cover; bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until heated through,
uncovering during last 5 minutes.
*Substitute your favorite pasta sauce.
TIP: Manicotti can be prepared ahead. Cook pasta shells; prepare
sauce and stuff shells. Cover; refrigerate. Bake at 350°F for
45 to 50 minutes or until heated through, uncovering during last
Makes 6 servings
Nutritional Info Per 1 Serving: Calories 480, Fat 15 g,
Cholesterol 105 mg, Sodium 1220 mg, Carbohydrates 39 g,
Dietary Fiber 4 g, Protein 44 g
This recipe created by Land O'Lakes.