Mexican Chicken Manicotti

Mexican Chicken Manicotti

Enjoy this delicious chicken and pasta recipe with a Mexican twist – a wonderful dinner ready in about an hour.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:05

Hr:Mins

Makes

4

servings

8
uncooked manicotti shells
1 1/2
cups cut-up cooked chicken or turkey
1
cup shredded carrots (1 1/2 medium)
1
cup ricotta cheese
2
tablespoons sliced green onions
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
cup salsa
1/4
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers (1 ounce)
  1. Heat oven to 325º. Cook and drain manicotti shells as directed on package. Mix chicken, carrots, ricotta cheese, onions, cilantro and garlic. Fill manicotti shells with chicken mixture.
  2. Place manicotti in ungreased rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches. Pour salsa over manicotti. Sprinkle with Monterey Jack cheese. Cover and bake about 35 minutes or until hot in center.
Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 355
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 580mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 36g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
  • Protein 30g;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.