Baked Manicotti Recipe

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Baked Manicotti
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  1. For the sauce Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 375 degrees. Pulse 1 can tomatoes with their juice in food processor until coarsely chopped, 3 or 4 pulses. Transfer to bowl. Repeat with remaining can tomatoes.
  2. Heat oil, garlic, and pepper flakes (if using) in large saucepan over medium heat until fragrant but not brown, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and 1/2 teaspoon salt and simmer until thickened slightly, about 15 minutes. Stir in basil; adjust seasoning with salt.
  3. For the filling: Combine ricotta, 1 cup Parmesan, mozzarella, eggs, spinach, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, basil, and nutmeg in medium bowl; set aside.
  4. To assemble: Pour 1 inch boiling water into 13 by 9-inch broilersafe baking dish, then add noodles one at a time. Let noodles soak until pliable, about 5 minutes, separating noodles with tip of sharp knife to prevent sticking. Remove noodles from water and place in single layer on clean kitchen towels; discard water in baking dish and dry baking dish.
  5. Spread bottom of baking dish evenly with 1 1/2 cups sauce. Using soupspoon, spread generous 1/4 cup cheese-spinach mixture evenly onto bottom three-quarters of each noodle (with short side facing you), leaving top quarter of noodle exposed. Roll into tube shape and arrange in baking dish seam side down. Top evenly with remaining sauce, making certain that pasta is completely covered.
  6. Cover manicotti with aluminum foil. Bake until bubbling, about 40 minutes, then remove foil. Remove baking dish, adjust oven rack to uppermost position (about 6 inches from heating element), and heat broiler. Sprinkle manicotti evenly with remaining 1 cup Parmesan. Broil until cheese is spotty brown, 4 to 6 minutes. Cool 15 minutes, then serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 350.13 Kcal (1466 kJ)
Calories from fat 148.61 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.51g 25%
Cholesterol 92.67mg 31%
Sodium 563.75mg 23%
Potassium 218.37mg 5%
Total Carbs 23.3g 8%
Sugars 0.7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%
Protein 26.55g 53%
Vitamin C 2mg 3%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 697.3mg 70%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 54.34 Kcal (228 kJ)
Calories from fat 23.07 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.56g 25%
Cholesterol 14.38mg 31%
Sodium 87.5mg 23%
Potassium 33.89mg 5%
Total Carbs 3.62g 8%
Sugars 0.11g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.12g 3%
Protein 4.12g 53%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 3%
Iron 0.1mg 3%
Calcium 108.2mg 70%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.2
  • 9

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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