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Spinach Manicotti

Total Time
37 min
Prep
7 min
Cook
30 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Moderate
A combination of three cheeses makes this filling extra creamy and flavorful.
Ingredients

uncooked manicotti shells

8 item(s)

part-skim ricotta cheese

1½ cup(s)

part-skim mozzarella cheese

1 cup(s), shredded, shredded (4 ounces)

grated Parmesan cheese

cup(s)

table salt

¼ tsp

black pepper

¼ tsp

Italian seasoning

1 tsp, dried

chopped frozen spinach

10 oz, thawed, drained and squeezed dry

egg(s)

1 large, lightly beaten

egg white(s)

1 item(s)

olive oil cooking spray

1 spray(s)

bottled reduced fat pasta sauce

1½ cup(s), roasted garlic flavor

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain and rinse.
  3. Combine ricotta cheese and next eight ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring well. Spoon mixture evenly into pasta shells. Place shells in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Spoon pasta sauce evenly over shells. Cover and bake at 350°F for 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 shell and about 1⁄2 cup sauce).

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