Parmesan Chicken Manicotti

Debbie Gurley

By
@DebGurl

Please double the recipe if cooking for a larger group.


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Serves:

6-12 if doubled

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

7
pieces manicotti, cooked according to instructions
1 c
skim ricotta cheese
1/2 c
hredded parmesan cheese
1 c
shredded cooked chicken
1
egg
1 tsp
oregano
1 pinch
of salt and pepper to taste
1 can(s)
italian style crushed tomatoes
2 Tbsp
grated parmesan cheese
1 Tbsp
chopped fresh basil leaves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In medium bowl, combine cooked shredded chicken, Ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, egg, oregano, salt and pepper together and stir until well mixed.
2
Stuff each cooked Manicotti with about 1/4 cupful of the chicken and cheese mixture carefully so that the Manicotti doesn’t tear.
Add the crushed tomatoes in saucepan over low heat. Add 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan and 1 tablespoon chopped basil leaves and stir frequently, until it starts to bubble. Simmer until heated through.
3
Spray baking dish with cooking spray and place the stuffed manicotti in it. Pour about 1 cup (or more) prepared sauce over the manicotti. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and place basil leaves.
4
Bake at 350 degrees F for 35 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian