Super Easy Chicken Manicotti

READY IN: 1hr 50mins
Recipe by Dancer

Make ahead a freeze, great to have on hand for weekdays. Or for a busy weekend. I usually make 2 freeze one.

Top Review by Rita M

I have made this twice now and we loved it both times! Sorry I forgot to rate it before. How can something so easy tatse so good. Thanks for the wonderful recipe

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 12 lbs chicken breast tenders
  • 14 uncooked manicotti
  • 1 (2 1/2 ounce) can sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 (30 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce, any variety
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions

  1. Spread about 1/3 of the spaghetti sauce in ungreased rectangular baking dish, 13x9x2 inches.
  2. Sprinkle garlic salt on chicken.
  3. Insert chicken into uncooked manicotti shells, stuffing from each end of shell to fill if necessary.
  4. Place shells on spaghetti sauce in dish.
  5. Pour remaining spaghetti sauce evenly over shells, covering completely.
  6. Sprinkle with olives and cheese. STOP HERE.
  7. TO STORE IN REFRIGERATOR: Cover unbaked manicotti tightly with aluminum foil.
  8. and refrigerate no longer than 24 hours.
  9. TO STORE IN FREEZER: Wrap unbaked manicotti tightly with aluminum foil and label.
  10. Freeze no longer than 1 month.
  11. TO COOK FROM REFRIGERATOR: About 1 hour before serving, heat oven to 350 degrees.
  12. Bake in covered baking dish about 1 hour, or until shells are tender.
  13. TO COOK FROM FREEZER: About 1 1/2 hours before serving, heat oven to 350 degrees.
  14. Bake in covered baking dish about 1 1/2 hours or until shells are tender.

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