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    Healthy Manicotti

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 10 mins

    40 mins

    1 hrs 30 mins

    Jim Eiler's Note:

    This recipe is a family favorite and it is healthy too!

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat oven 350 degrees.
    2. 2
      Cook ground beef, onion and garlic in 10-in nonstick skillet, stirring frequently, until beef is brown; drain.
    3. 3
      Stir in tomatoes, mushrooms, parsley, basil, fennel seed and salt; break up tomatoes.
    4. 4
      Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
    5. 5
      Cover and Simmer 10 minutes.
    6. 6
      Spoon about 1/3 if the beef mixture into ungreased rectangular baking dish, 13X9X2 inches.
    7. 7
      Mix cottage cheese, 1/3 Parmesan cheese, nutmeg, pepper, and spinach.
    8. 8
      Fill uncooked manicotti shells with spinach mixture.
    9. 9
      Place shells on beef mixture in baking dish.
    10. 10
      Pour remaining beef mixture over shells, covering shells completely.
    11. 11
      Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese.
    12. 12
      Cover and bake 1 1/2 hours or until manicotti shells are tender.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 11, 2009

      this was awesome. and nutmeg poisoning will come if you use 14 teas instead of the 1/4 it calls for. haha. i loved this dish

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    • on November 12, 2008

      55

      I made this dish for my father in law. He is the hardest person to cook for, very high standards. And everyone loved it. Thanks. :)

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    • on April 30, 2006

      15

      The 14 teaspoons of nutmeg caused me to suffer nutmeg poisoning. DO NOT USE THIS RECIPE!

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    Nutritional Facts for Healthy Manicotti

    Serving Size: 1 (386 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 7

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 263.7
     
    Calories from Fat 94
    35%
    Total Fat 10.5 g
    16%
    Saturated Fat 4.8 g
    24%
    Cholesterol 52.7 mg
    17%
    Sodium 552.0 mg
    23%
    Total Carbohydrate 14.5 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 4.7 g
    19%
    Sugars 5.5 g
    22%
    Protein 29.5 g
    59%

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