LIGHT VEGETABLE MANICOTTI

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

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)

Step-By-Step

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