Turkey and Broccoli Manicotti

Want something new and great tasting for dinner? Try this easy manicotti with low-fat, healthy ingredients.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 4

8
uncooked manicotti pasta shells
3/4
lb lean (at least 90%) ground turkey
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1
container Greek Fat Free plain yogurt
1 1/2
cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained
1 1/2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (6 oz)
1
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1
jar (14 oz) tomato pasta sauce

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 Cook pasta shells as directed on box. Rinse with cool water; drain well.
  • 3 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook turkey, onion and garlic salt over medium heat about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until turkey is no longer pink. Remove from heat. Stir in yogurt, broccoli, 1/2 cup of the cheese and the Italian seasoning.
  • 4 Spread 1/2 cup pasta sauce in baking dish. Spoon turkey mixture into shells; arrange in baking dish. Spoon remaining pasta sauce over shells. Cover with foil. Bake about 25 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese. Bake about 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

Be careful to not overcook the manicotti, which will make it tear when filling.

To complete the meal, serve it with a tossed green salad with Italian dressing, crusty bread, and low-fat ice cream for dessert.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
1040mg
1040%;
Total Carbohydrate
55g
55%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
41g
41%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
45%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.