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Mexican Chicken Manicotti

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Mexican Chicken Manicotti
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 4
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Enjoy this delicious chicken and pasta recipe with a Mexican twist – a wonderful dinner ready in about an hour.
Updated Oct 13, 2010

Ingredients

  • 8 uncooked manicotti shells
  • 1 1/2 cups cut-up cooked chicken or turkey
  • 1 cup shredded carrots (1 1/2 medium)
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers (1 ounce)

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°. Cook and drain manicotti shells as directed on package. Mix chicken, carrots, ricotta cheese, onions, cilantro and garlic. Fill manicotti shells with chicken mixture.
  • 2
    Place manicotti in ungreased rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches. Pour salsa over manicotti. Sprinkle with Monterey Jack cheese. Cover and bake about 35 minutes or until hot in center.

Nutrition

355 Calories, 12g Total Fat, 30g Protein, 36g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
355
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
Saturated Fat
6g
Cholesterol
70mg
Sodium
580mg
Total Carbohydrate
36g
Dietary Fiber
4g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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