Seafood and Asparagus Manicotti

Seafood and Asparagus Manicotti

This recipe wraps tender pasta around a creamy seafood filling of easy frozen shrimp and asparagus and economical imitation crab.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

12
uncooked manicotti pasta shells (from 8-oz package)
1
jar (26 oz) tomato pasta sauce
1/4
cup dry white wine or nonalcoholic white wine
3/4
cup half-and-half
1
package (6 oz) frozen cooked salad shrimp, thawed
6
oz refrigerated imitation crabmeat sticks (from 12-oz package), cut into 1/4-inch pieces
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen asparagus cuts, thawed, coarsely chopped
1/2
cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained
1/3
cup cream cheese, softened
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
1/4
cup lightly packed cut-up strips fresh basil leaves
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat tomato sauce and wine to boiling over medium heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 4 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in half-and-half. In ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, spread 1 cup of the tomato sauce.
  3. In medium bowl, mix shrimp, imitation crabmeat, asparagus, tomatoes, cream cheese and 1/2 cup of the mozzarella cheese. Spoon about 1/4 cup seafood mixture into each pasta shell. Arrange in baking dish. Pour remaining tomato sauce evenly over shells.
  4. Cover dish with foil. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until hot. Top with remaining 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese. Bake uncovered 5 to 10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with basil before serving.
Makes 6 servings (2 manicotti each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tips
This recipe can be assembled the night before and refrigerated. Increase first bake time to 35 minutes.
To cut basil into strips, stack several basil leaves, roll them up tight, and slice across the vein with a sharp knife. Fluff with fingertips to separate.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 550
    • (Calories from Fat 200),
  • Total Fat 23g
    • (Saturated Fat 11g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 95mg;
  • Sodium 1290mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 58g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 16g),
  • Protein 29g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.