Mushroom Manicotti

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

Ingredients

Pasta

4
uncooked manicotti pasta shells

Garlic-Mushroom Sauce

1
tablespoon butter or margarine
2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms (5 oz)
2
tablespoons chopped onion
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/3
cup dry sherry, dry white wine or Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1/4
teaspoon lemon pepper
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup whipping cream

Filling

1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
3
tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
2
tablespoons chopped onion
1/2
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4
cup diced cooked ham
1
tablespoon chopped fresh chives or 1 teaspoon freeze-dried chives

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Cook and drain manicotti shells as directed on package.
  • 2 In 3-quart saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Cook mushrooms, 2 tablespoons onion and garlic in butter about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in sherry, lemon juice, lemon pepper and salt. Cook over medium-high heat about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until almost all liquid has evaporated. Stir in whipping cream. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil over medium-high heat about 1 minute, stirring frequently, until slightly thickened.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix cream cheese, feta cheese, 2 tablespoons onion and the Worcestershire sauce with fork until well blended. Stir in ham and chives. Fill each shell with about 3 tablespoons of the cheese mixture, using small spoon.
  • 4 Pour half of sauce unto ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish. Arrange filled shells in dish. Spoon remaining sauce over shells. Cover and bake about 20 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

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Tips

Expert Tips

You need only a small amount of ham for this recipe. Buy just what you need by purchasing a slice or two from the deli.

Use farmer cheese or blue cheese in place of the feta in this elegant main dish.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
625
(
Calories from Fat
405 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
45 g
45 %
(Saturated Fat
27 g,
27 %
),
Cholesterol
150 mg
150 %;
Sodium
760 mg
760 %;
Total Carbohydrate
40 g
40 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
17 g
17 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
32%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
16%;
Iron
18%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat; 7 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.