Chicken Manicotti With Chive Cream Sauce

Recipe by Gingerbear
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

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Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Cook manicotti according to package directions and also cool manicotti shells according to package directions.
  • Drain shells; rinse with cold water.
  • Drain again.
  • Meanwhile, for sauce, in small heavy saucepan melt cream cheese over medium-low heat, stirring constantly.
  • Slowly add milk, stirring until smooth.
  • Stir in romano or parmesan cheese.
  • Remove from heat.
  • For filling, in a medium mixing bowl stir together 3/4 cup of sauce, the chicken, broccoli, red sweet peppers or pimento and pepper.
  • Using a small spoon, carefully fill each manicotti shell with about 1/3 cup of filling.
  • Arrange the filled shells in a 3-quart rectangular baking dish.
  • Pour the remaining sauce over shells.
  • Sprinkle with paprika.
  • Cover with foil.
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until heated through.