Light Spinach Manicotti Recipe

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Light spinach manicotti

sherry monfils

By
@smonfils

I love manicotti and have several recipes, but made this one even lighter, but just as filling.

Calories for 2 manicotti: 320
Fat: 5 grams
Carbs: 41 grams


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Serves:
7
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

1
8 oz pkg manicotti shells
1
onion, diced
2 tsp
minced garlic
1/4 lb
mushrooms, diced
1
32 oz container fat-free ricotta cheese
1 c
reduced-fat, shredded mozzarella cheese
1 large
egg
1
10 oz pkg frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed dry.
1 tsp
dried basil
1 tsp
dried oregano
1/2 tsp
pepper
2 c
prego light pasta sauce
2 Tbsp
grated parmesan cheese

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 400. Spray a lg baking pan w/ cooking spray. Cook shells as directed, drain. Place shells in baking pan. Spray a saucepan w/ cooking spray. Saute onion and garlic over medium heat until tender. Add mushrooms and cooked until browned.

2In lg bowl, combine ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, egg, spinach, basil, oregano, pepper and onion mix. Mix well. Spoon mix evenly into shells. Top w/ pasta sauce. Sprinkle w/ parmesan cheese.

3Cover pan w/ foil and bake 35 mins, or until bubbly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #spinach, #light, #manicotti