Ultimate Crab and Spinach Manicotti With Parmesan Cheese Sauce

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To make the sauce: in a saucepan over medium heat melt butter.
  • Add in flour and whisk for about 3 minutes.
  • Add in milk and half and half whisk over heat until bubbly and thickened.
  • Add in the Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper and Tabasco to taste; stir until the cheese melts.
  • Set oven to 375 degrees.
  • Butter a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
  • In a bowl mix together crab, well drained spinach, ricotta, and Parmesan cheese, onions, egg, salt and pepper; mix well to combine.
  • Fill each cooked shell with crab/cheese filling using clean hands.
  • Place in a single layer in prepared baking dish.
  • Cover with the Parmesan cheese sauce (does not have to cover completely!).
  • Sprinkle with grated mozzeralla cheese (any amount desired).
  • Bake uncovered for about 25-30 minutes (do not over bake!).
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