Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 45 mins
Total: 1 hr. 5 mins
1 (15 ounce) container ricotta cheese
1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
½ cup minced onion
2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
½ teaspoon pepper
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
1 ½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
2 (26 ounce) jars spaghetti sauce
1 ½ cups water
1 (8 ounce) package manicotti shells
How to prepare
Step 1:Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Step 2:In a large bowl, combine ricotta, spinach, onion and egg. Season with parsley, pepper and garlic powder. Mix in 1 cup mozzarella and 1/4 cup Parmesan. In a separate bowl, stir together spaghetti sauce and water.
Step 3:Spread 1 cup sauce in the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish. Stuff uncooked manicotti shells with ricotta mixture, and arrange in a single layer in the dish. Cover with remaining sauce. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan
Step 4:Bake in preheated oven for 45 to 55 minutes, or until noodles are soft.
576 calories; protein 29.8g; carbohydrates 69g; fat 20.5g; cholesterol 81.8mg; sodium 1409.9mg
If refrigerating overnight, do so after step 3. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking.