Light spinach manicotti

Light Spinach Manicotti Recipe

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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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make Light spinach manicotti

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.

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About Light spinach manicotti

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