Shortcut Sausage-Stuffed Manicotti with Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 7

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
jar (26 oz) sun-dried tomato pasta sauce
1/2
cup water
1 1/2
lb uncooked Italian sausage links (7 links)
14
uncooked manicotti pasta shells (8 oz)
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
1/4
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (1 oz)

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Spread 1 cup of the pasta sauce in dish. To remaining sauce in jar, add water and mix well.
  • 2 Cut sausage links in half lengthwise; remove casings. Shape each piece of sausage into roll; stuff into uncooked pasta shell. Place stuffed shells on sauce in dish. Pour remaining pasta sauce mixture over shells.
  • 3 Cover tightly with foil; bake 1 hour 20 minutes. Sprinkle with mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses; bake uncovered 10 minutes longer or until cheeses are melted and pasta is tender. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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Tips

Expert Tips

If you have bulk Italian sausage, divide it into 14 pieces. Shape each piece into a roll and stuff into a manicotti shell. Do not use smoked or precooked sausage.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
Calories from Fat
260
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
45%
Saturated Fat
12g
61%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
1240mg
52%
Total Carbohydrate
37g
12%
Dietary Fiber
4g
14%
Sugars
5g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.