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
eggs beaten
1 c
4 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese
2 can(s)
26 1/2 oz. spaghetti sauce
1/4 c
minced parsley


1Cook manicotti according to package directions. Meanwhile melt butter in a saucepan. Stir in the flour until smooth.
2Gradually add milk, bring to a boil, cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
3Stir in parmesan cheese until melted, set aside.
4In 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.
5Spread 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce each in two ungreased 13 by 9 baking dishes.
6Top with manicotti. Pour remaining spaghetti sauceover the top.
7Reheat the remaining white sauce stirring constantly. Pour over spaghetti sauce. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley.
8Makes 14 to 16 servings.

About this Recipe

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