"This is one of my bf favorite dishes with a healthy twist. We did the math and this ends up about 380 per serving (2 stuffed noodles). Enjoy sans guilt!"
1 (15 ounce) cans
2 (15 ounce) cans
crushed red pepper flakes
hot Italian turkey sausage
( removed from casing and crumbled)
part-skim ricotta cheese
fat-free cottage cheese
1 (8 ounce) packages
Combine onion, green pepper, garlic, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, thyme, basil, oregano, red pepper in a medium sauce pan over medium high heat. When heated through reduce heat to low and cover. (simmer about 1 hour).
Preheat oven to 350.
Heat teaspoons of olive oil in a skillet and saute spinach until wilted. Set aside to cool. When cool chop the spinach.
Add sausage to skillet spinach was in and cook until browned. Drain.
In a bowl, combine spinach, cheeses, sausage.
Place a layer of sauce in the bottom of a 13 by 9 pan.
Stuff noodles with cheese, spinach, and sausage and place in pan.
Top with the rest of the sauce.
Bake 350 for 30 to 45 minutes.
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Healthy Spinach and Sausage Stuffed Manicotti (cont.)