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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 486.9
  • Total Fat: 19.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 78.4 mg
  • Sodium: 1,204.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 40.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g
  • Protein: 40.7 g

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Weight Watchers Cheesy Chicken Shells

Submitted by: BELLATROTTA

Introduction

Enjoy this rich, classic favorite with fewer calories. Trim the cooking time by using a pre-cooked chicken, available at your deli counter. Enjoy this rich, classic favorite with fewer calories. Trim the cooking time by using a pre-cooked chicken, available at your deli counter.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    12 shells uncooked jumbo shells
    1 1/2 cup canned tomato sauce
    2 medium egg white(s), lightly beaten
    1 3/4 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
    4 oz chicken breast, cooked, skinless, diced
    3/4 cup chopped frozen spinach, thawed and drained of excess water
    1 tsp garlic powder
    1 Tbsp ground oregano, or other Italian seasoning
    3/4 cup part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded
    1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

Preheat oven to 350ºF.


Cook manicotti shells in boiling water according to the package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water to prevent them from cooking further. Set aside.


Coat a 9 x 13-inch pan with cooking spray. Spread 1/2 cup of sauce evenly over bottom of pan and set aside.


For filling, in a large bowl, stir together egg whites, ricotta cheese, chicken, spinach, garlic powder and seasoning. Stir in 1/4 cup each of mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese.


To assemble, spoon cheese mixture into manicotti shells and place filled shells in a single layer in baking dish. Spread remaining sauce on top. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses and bake about 30 minutes. Yields 3 shells per serving.


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BELLATROTTA.






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