Mushroom Manicotti

Mushroom Manicotti

Planning an elegant dinner for two? With little work, you can prepare these cheese-filled pasta shells topped with a rich, creamy sauce.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

2

servings

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
  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.
Makes 2 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Purchasing
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.
Substitution
Use farmer cheese or blue cheese in place of the feta in this elegant main dish.

Nutrition Information:

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