Shortcut Chicken Manicotti

Shortcut Chicken Manicotti

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"This is a wonderful recipe that uses uncooked manicotti noodles."

Ingredients 1 h 30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 512 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 512 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 26.4 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.7g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 33.2 g
  • 66%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 129 mg
  • 43%
  • Sodium:
  • 826 mg
  • 33%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium skillet over medium heat, cook chicken until opaque and juices run clear.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine cooked chicken, egg, spinach, cottage cheese and Parmesan. Stuff uncooked manicotti shells with chicken mixture. Arrange shells, not touching one another, in a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine soup, sour cream, milk and Italian seasoning and stir until smooth. Pour over shells in dish and spread to cover completely. Carefully pour boiling water around the edge of the dish. Cover tightly with foil.
  5. Bake in preheated oven 60 minutes, or until pasta is tender. Sprinkle with Cheddar and parsley and let stand 10 minutes before serving.
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ANNA.M
10/14/2003

I just wanted to say this is a WONDERFULLLLLL recipe! It's a lot easier to prepare the manicotti with the shells uncooked! I made for my mom on mother's day and it was just perfect!! I wasn't sure if I should try since no one has rated it, but I am glad I did. I impressed the entire family enjoyed including my mother an awesome cook!! Ps: wouldn't change a thing!

Erica Proper
12/27/2004

This recipe gets rave reviews from me and my family. One improvement I've made is to shred the cooked chicken in a food processor first - it makes the stuffing of the shells easier. This recipe is a taste sensation! I make it for company when I want to impress.

Ang
2/3/2009

Major mod here -- I didn't have manicotti, so I made a casserole. I put a layer of cooked past in a caserrole dish, then layered the spinach/chicken mix on top, then another layer of pasta, and finally the sauce. I'd add lots of spinach to this -- it tastes good. Oh... and then layer top with breadcumbs and bake. In last 10 minutes add grated cheese on top.