Swiss Chard Manicotti (With OAMC Directions)

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Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

We grew Swiss Chard in our garden this year and have been experimenting with how to use it. We loved this recipe. It is a little more bland, but we liked it. If you have a suggestion of how to "spice it up a bit" please let me know!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook the manicotti shells according to the package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Cook the Swiss chard by placing it in a pan on medium heat. Use only the water that is left on it from washing it. Continue stirring it until it is a similar consistency to cooked spinach.
  3. In a Ziploc bag (gallon size) combine Ricotta cheese, egg white, grated cheese, nutmeg, and cooked Swiss chard.
  4. Zip up bag and smoosh all ingredients together, mixing them well.
  5. Cut off a small corner of the bag and squeeze mixture into manicotti shells, placing filled shells side by side in a 9X12 baking dish.
  6. At this point you can freeze for OAMC to use later.
  7. In a frying pan, heat olive oil.
  8. Sauté onion, garlic, and tomatoes until the onions are cooked.
  9. Pour mixture on top of manicotti. If manicotti was frozen for OAMC use, thaw it in the refrigerator before pouring mixture over the top of it.
  10. Bake at 350 F for 45 minutes.