LIGHT VEGETABLE MANICOTTI

Ellen Bales

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This tasty sounding dish comes from My Magazine, courtesy of Kroger. Very simple and quick, and healthy too!
Photo: Kroger
02-02-15


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
part skim ricotta cheese
1/4 c
egg substitute or 2 egg whites
1 c
reduced-fat shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1/4 c
shredded parmesan cheese
1/4 tsp
ground black pepper
1 bag(s)
(12 oz.) steamfresh broccoli & cauliflower, cooked according to package directions
1 box
(8 oz. or about 14 pieces) manicotti pasta, cooked
1 c
reduced sodium marinara sauce
1/4 c
loosely packed basil leaves, thinly sliced (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, combine ricotta cheese, egg substitute, 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, black pepper, and broccoli and cauliflower.
2
Carefully and evenly fill manicotti. Arrange in a lightly sprayed 13x9-inch baking dish and top with marinara sauce.
3
Cover and bake in a preheated 350ยบ oven for 30 minutes or until heated through.
4
Uncover and sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese. Bake 10 minutes more or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with basil if desired.
Refrigerate any leftovers.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian