Meaty Spinsch Manicotti

Eddie Jordan


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes 14 to 16 servings
20 Min
50 Min
Convection Oven


  • 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

How to Make Meaty Spinsch Manicotti


  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.

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About Meaty Spinsch Manicotti

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

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