Parmesan Chicken Manicotti

Debbie Gurley

By
@DebGurl

Please double the recipe if cooking for a larger group.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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

Step-By-Step

1In medium bowl, combine cooked shredded chicken, Ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, egg, oregano, salt and pepper together and stir until well mixed.

2Stuff 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.

3Spray 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.

4Bake at 350 degrees F for 35 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian