Manicotti Homemade Recipe

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  2. Heat oil in a 5-quart Dutch oven (or any large sauce pan), saute onion and garlic 5 minutes.
  3. Mix in rest of sauce ingredients and 1 1/2 cups water, mashing tomatoes with a fork.
  4. Bring to a boil, and reduce heat. Simmer mixture, covered and stirring occasionally, 1 hour.
  6. In a medium bowl, combine 6 eggs, flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1 1/2 cups water; with electric mixer, beat just until smooth. Let stand 1/2 hour or longer.
  7. Slowly heat an 8-inch skillet (if not using a skillet with a non-stick surface, bursh skillet lightly with butter before each manicotti - or spray with Pam). Pour in 3 tablespoon of batter rotating the skillet quickly to spread the batter evenly over the bottom.
  8. Cook over medium heat until top is dry but bottom not brown.
  9. Turn out on a wire rack to cook. As the manicotti cool, stack them with waxed paper between them.
  10. PRE-HEAT OVEN: 350°F.
  12. In a large bowl, combine ricotta, mozzarella, 1/3 cup Parmesan, the eggs, salt, pepper, and parsley; beat with a wooden spoon to blend well. Spread about 1/4 cup filling down the center of each manicotti, and roll up.
  13. Spoon 1 1/2 cups sauce into each of the 2 (12 x 8 x 2) inch baking dishes.
  14. Place eight rolled manicotti, seam side down, in single layer; top with five more.
  15. Cover with 1 cup sauce; sprinkle with Parmesan. Bake uncovered, 1/2 hour, or until bubbly.
  16. TO FREEZE:.
  17. Line baking dish with large piece of foil; assemble as directed. Fold foil over to seal, and freeze in dish. When frozen, remove dish. To serve: Unwrap; place in baking dish, and let stand 1 hour to thaw. Bake uncovered, 1 hour in 350F oven.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 597.45 Kcal (2501 kJ)
Calories from fat 301.06 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 33.45g 51%
Cholesterol 241.23mg 80%
Sodium 1884.04mg 79%
Potassium 834.44mg 18%
Total Carbs 36.87g 12%
Sugars 9.03g 36%
Dietary Fiber 4.09g 16%
Protein 38.44g 77%
Vitamin C 24.3mg 40%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Calcium 760mg 76%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 122.48 Kcal (513 kJ)
Calories from fat 61.72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.86g 51%
Cholesterol 49.45mg 80%
Sodium 386.24mg 79%
Potassium 171.07mg 18%
Total Carbs 7.56g 12%
Sugars 1.85g 36%
Dietary Fiber 0.84g 16%
Protein 7.88g 77%
Vitamin C 5mg 40%
Iron 0.5mg 12%
Calcium 155.8mg 76%

* 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

  • 13.9
  • 16

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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