Make it Easy Manicotti

Adapted from

  • 10 ozs frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • 14 1/2 ozs no-salt-added whole tomatoes, undrained and cut up
  • 8 ozs tomato sauce
  • 6 ozs tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pizza seasoning
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 15 ozs fat-free cottage cheese
  • 6 ozs mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 whole egg
  • 10 whole manicotti pasta, uncooked
Make it Easy Manicotti
In a 2-quart glass dish, combine tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, half cup water, salt, pizza seasoning, sugar, oregano, black pepper, and garlic powder. Cover and microwave on high for four minutes, or until mixture is hot, stirring once during cooking time. Set aside; covered. In a mixing bowl, combine cottage cheese, one cup mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, egg, and spinach. Mix well. Stuff 1/4 cup mixture evenly into uncooked manicotti shells. Arrange stuffed shells into a 11"x7" glass dish. Pour sauce evenly over shells. Cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on high for eight minutes, rotating dish once during cooking time. Cover and cook again on medium for 11 minutes, or until noodles are cooked, rotating dish twice during cooking time. Sprinkle top evening with remaining cheese. Microwave, uncovered, on high for two minutes, or until cheese has melted. Let stand five minutes before serving.
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Posted: 8/23/2007
Rated by 1 users (4.00)
WW Points* : 3.15
10 servings
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories 175
Calories from Fat 25 (14%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 23g 8%
Sodium 693mg 29%
Potassium 0.7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 7g
Protein 13g 12%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.