Cheesy Spinach Manicotti

Cheesy Spinach Manicotti

Looking for an Italian dinner? Then check out this wonderful baked manicotti recipe made with vegetables – ready within an hour.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

55

Minutes

Makes

5

servings

10
manicotti shells (from 8 ounce package)
1
can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
2
cups small curd creamed cottage cheese
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
eggs
1
package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed to drain
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 ounces)
  1. Heat oven to 350º. Grease rectangular baking dish, 13x9x2 inches. Cook and drain manicotti as directed on package. Mix tomato sauce, tomato and basil. Spread 1 cup tomato sauce mixture evenly in baking dish.
  2. Mix remaining ingredients except mozzarella cheese. Fill manicotti with spinach mixture. Place in baking dish. Pour remaining tomato sauce mixture over shells. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Cover and bake 15 minutes; uncover and bake 15 to 20 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
Makes 5 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 365
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 2g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,),
  • Cholesterol 115mg;
  • Sodium 1110mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 40g
    • Protein 4g;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.