parmesan chicken manicotti

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By Debbie Gurley
from Herrin, IL

Please double the recipe if cooking for a larger group.

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serves 6-12 if doubled
prep time 30 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For parmesan chicken manicotti

  • 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
    italian style crushed tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fresh basil leaves

How To Make parmesan chicken manicotti

  • 1
    In medium bowl, combine cooked shredded chicken, Ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, egg, oregano, salt and pepper together and stir until well mixed.
  • 2
    Stuff 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.
  • 3
    Spray 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.
  • 4
    Bake at 350 degrees F for 35 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

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