Spinach manicotti

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 7
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 161.8
  • Total Fat: 4.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 24.9 mg
  • Sodium: 570.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 14.8 g

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Number of Servings: 7


    1 box (8 oz) uncooked manicotti shells (14 shells)
    1 1/2 cups shredded cheese blend (6 oz)
    1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
    1 container (15 oz) reduced-fat ricotta cheese
    1 box (10 oz) frozen organic cut spinach, thawed, drained, squeezed dry
    2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    1 egg, slightly beaten
    1 jar (25.5 oz) pasta sauce (any flavor)


1. Heat oven to 375°F. Cook manicotti as directed on box. Rinse with cool water; drain well. In medium bowl, stir together 1 cup of the Italian cheese blend, the red pepper, ricotta cheese, spinach, garlic and egg.
2. In bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch baking dish, spread 1 cup of the pasta sauce. Spoon ricotta mixture into manicotti; place over sauce in dish. Pour remaining sauce over manicotti. Cover tightly with foil.
3. Bake about 30 minutes or until sauce is bubbling. Uncover dish; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Italian cheese blend. Bake uncovered 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Increase first bake time to about 45 min.

Number of Servings: 7

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LIZABE.

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  • I checked the nutrition content. The manicotti noodles were omitted in the ingredients for the nutrition calculation. Egg substitute was used instead of a whole egg. The calorie count is understated by about 180 calories per serving. Actual calories per serving is more like 340 depending on sauce - 4/21/12

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  • I used fresh swiss chard instead of spinach & added shredded carrots. It was good, but I'd need to tweal it if I make it again. - 2/4/08

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  • Fabulous! My husband and 16 year old even loved it! - 1/28/08

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