Cheese & Olive Manicotti With Mushroom Sauce

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Saw this recipe by Crestor (the medicine), at the hospital the other day and it looked very appetizing so I copied it! Have made a few changes but they are slight & I think they made it even more delicious! ;)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Cook manicotti and set aside.
  3. In a bowl, combine chopped black olives, ricotta cheese, egg white, Parmesan cheese, Italian Seasoning, pinch of salt, pinch of crushed red pepper flakes (if using), a dash of onion powder(if using), a dash of garlic powder and 1 tbsp grated mozzarella cheese.
  4. Spray a small baking dish with nonstick vegetable cooking spray.
  5. Fill the manicotti evenly with the ricotta cheese mixture, laying them into the dish.
  6. Set aside.
  7. In a saucepan sprayed with nonstick vegetable cooking, over medium-high heat, add the olive oil and mushrooms.
  8. Cook for 1 minute and add the flour.
  9. Add the milk gradually and with a wire whisk smooth out the lumps.
  10. Cook mushroom sauce 2 to 3 minutes until thickened.
  11. Check for seasoning & add a pinch of salt, if needed.
  12. Pour sauce over manicotti and top with remaining 1 tbsp grated mozzarella cheese.
  13. Bake uncovered for 25 minutes.