Healthy Manicotti

Recipe by Jim Eiler
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READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
SERVES: 7
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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