Meaty Spinsch Manicotti

Eddie Jordan

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This hearty stuffed pasta can please a crowd. Be prepared to share this recipe


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Serves:

Makes 14 to 16 servings

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Convection Oven

Ingredients

2 pkg
manicotti shells
1/4 c
butter cubed
1/4 c
all -purpose flour
2 1/2 c
milk, 2%
3/4 c
grated parmesan cheese
1 lb
italian sausage
4 c
cubed chicken or turkey
2 pkg
frozen chopped spinach thawed and squeezed dry
2
eggs beaten
1 c
4 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese
2 can(s)
26 1/2 oz. spaghetti sauce
1/4 c
minced parsley

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook manicotti according to package directions. Meanwhile melt butter in a saucepan. Stir in the flour until smooth.
2
Gradually add milk, bring to a boil, cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
3
Stir in parmesan cheese until melted, set aside.
4
In a large skillet, cook the sausage over medium heat until no longer pink drain. Add the chicken, spinach, eggs, mozzarella cheese and 3/4 cup white sauce. Stuff into manicotti shells.
5
Spread 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce each in two ungreased 13 by 9 baking dishes.
6
Top with manicotti. Pour remaining spaghetti sauceover the top.
7
Reheat the remaining white sauce stirring constantly. Pour over spaghetti sauce. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley.
8
Makes 14 to 16 servings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian