Chicken Manicotti

Chicken Manicotti

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Stephanie Leamer

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Rich and creamy, this different manicotti is a wonderful dish!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
7
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 pkg
    3 oz. each cream cheese, softened
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1/4 c
    fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 4 c
    cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 medium
    onion
  • 1 can(s)
    mushrooms stems and pieces, drained
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 14
    manicotti shells
  • SAUCE

  • 6 Tbsp
    butter
  • 6 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 3 1/2 c
    milk
  • 3 c
    shredded monterey jack cheese
  • 4 Tbsp
    shredded parmesan cheese, divided

How to Make Chicken Manicotti

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in the sour cream, parsley, salt and pepper. Stir in chicken. In a small skillet, cook onion and mushrooms in butter until tender; add to chicken mixture. Stuff into manicotti shells.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt the butter. Stir in flour and salt until smooth. Gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in 2 1/2 cups Monterey Jack cheese and 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese just until melted.
  3. Spread about 1/2 cup cheese sauce in each of two greased 11x7x2 in. dishes. Top with stuffed shells and remaining sauce. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining cheeses. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until bubbly and cheese is melted.

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About Chicken Manicotti

Course/Dish: Chicken



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