Super-Easy Chicken Manicotti

Super-Easy Chicken Manicotti

Super easy! No precooked noodles, just five ingredients and only three easy steps.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

7

servings

1
jar (25.5 oz) Muir Glen® organic pasta sauce (any variety)
3/4
cup water
1
teaspoon garlic salt
1 1/2
lb uncooked chicken breast tenders (not breaded)
14
uncooked manicotti shells (8 oz)
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
Chopped fresh basil leaves, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix pasta sauce and water. Spread about 1/3 of the pasta sauce mixture in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish.
  2. Sprinkle garlic salt on chicken. Insert chicken into uncooked manicotti shells, stuffing from each end of shell to fill if necessary. Place shells on pasta sauce in baking dish. Pour remaining pasta sauce evenly over shells, covering completely. Cover with foil.
  3. Bake about 1 hour or until chicken is no longer pink in center and shells are tender. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake uncovered about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with basil.
Makes 7 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Make this one-dish meal even prettier by garnishing with fresh oregano.
Success
Stir a tablespoon or two of red wine or beef broth into the spaghetti sauce for a deeper flavor.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 370
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 60mg;
  • Sodium 710mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 38g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 35g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 4 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.