Chicken Manicotti Recipe

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Chicken Manicotti

Stephanie Leamer

By
@jsbta5

Rich and creamy, this different manicotti is a wonderful dish!


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Serves:

7

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

2 pkg
3 oz. each cream cheese, softened
1 c
sour cream
1/4 c
fresh parsley
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
4 c
cubed cooked chicken
1 medium
onion
1 can(s)
mushrooms stems and pieces, drained
1 Tbsp
butter
14
manicotti shells

SAUCE

6 Tbsp
butter
6 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
salt
3 1/2 c
milk
3 c
shredded monterey jack cheese
4 Tbsp
shredded parmesan cheese, divided

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in the sour cream, parsley, salt and pepper. Stir in chicken. In a small skillet, cook onion and mushrooms in butter until tender; add to chicken mixture. Stuff into manicotti shells.
2
In a large saucepan, melt the butter. Stir in flour and salt until smooth. Gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in 2 1/2 cups Monterey Jack cheese and 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese just until melted.
3
Spread about 1/2 cup cheese sauce in each of two greased 11x7x2 in. dishes. Top with stuffed shells and remaining sauce. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining cheeses. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until bubbly and cheese is melted.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken