Steps to Prepare Homemade Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Manicotti

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Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Manicotti. Stuff each cooked manicotti shell with filling mixture. This stuffing can be used in anything you want to stuff. Made a very moist meatloaf, and the kids loved it!

Cover with a generous layer of marinara Pop open a bottle of red wine and eat! This spinach stuffed manicotti recipe is SO good, and the garlicky tomato sauce goes SO well with the ricotta, Parmesan, and spinach stuffed into these very large pasta shells. Did I forget to say that it is a very easy recipe?

Hello everybody, hope you’re having an incredible day today. Today, we’re going to prepare a distinctive dish, spinach and cheese stuffed manicotti. It is one of my favorites. This time, I am going to make it a little bit unique. This will be really delicious.

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Stuff each cooked manicotti shell with filling mixture. This stuffing can be used in anything you want to stuff. Made a very moist meatloaf, and the kids loved it!

To get started with this recipe, we have to first prepare a few ingredients. You can have spinach and cheese stuffed manicotti using 13 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook it.

The ingredients needed to make Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Manicotti:

  1. Take 10 oz of Frozen Spinach (thawed completely and squeezed dry).
  2. Prepare 8 oz of Shredded Mozzarella Cheese.
  3. Take 15 oz of Ricotta (or you could use cottage cheese instead).
  4. Prepare 4 oz of Cream Cheese.
  5. Get 1/2 cup of Shredded Romano or Parmesan Cheese.
  6. Prepare 2 large of Eggs.
  7. Take 1/2 tsp of Salt.
  8. Take 1/2 tsp of Pepper.
  9. Make ready 1 box of (12-14 Shells) Manicotti Noodles (DO NOT COOK NOODLES).
  10. Take 4 cup of Marinara Sauce.
  11. Prepare 1/2 cup of Shredded Romano or Parmesan Cheese (for topping).
  12. Make ready of OPTIONAL:.
  13. Make ready 1 lb of Ground Beef.

How to make ricotta cheese and spinach filling. This is a wonderfully cheesy manicotti recipe made easier by not having to cook the shells first. In a large bowl, mix spinach, cheeses, eggs, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Beef Cannelloni stuffed with a juicy spinach and beef filling, topped with plenty of tomato cannelloni sauce and melty cheese.

Steps to make Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Manicotti:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. If adding ground beef, brown and drain fat..
  3. In a large bowl; mix spinach, cheeses, eggs, salt and pepper (and ground beef if added)..
  4. Place about 1 1/2 cups of marinara sauce in 9×13 inch pan. Spread it around to cover the bottom..
  5. Put the mixed filling into a plastic bag. (You can use either a frosting piping bag or a gallon zip bag.) Snip the corner, gather the top and squeeze the filling into the corner..
  6. Hold an uncooked manicotti shell in your hand and squeeze the filling inside the shell. Let it overflow on both sides. Place the filled shell into the sauce-lined pan..
  7. Repeat with remaining manicotti and fill the pan with stuffed shells, until you run out of shells and filling. (You should be able to fill 12-14 shells-if you run out of room in your pan, use a separate smaller pan to accommodate the extra.).
  8. Cover the pasta with marinara sauce. Sprinkle 1/2 cup Romano/Parmesan cheese on top. Cover with foil and place it in the oven for 50 minutes..
  9. Remove foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes..

It's cosy comfort food And what's the difference between cannelloni and manicotti?? This particular recipe is vegetarian with spinach and other cheeses. Home » Recipes » Main Dish Recipes » Cheese Recipes » Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Manicotti. The filling is made with ricotta, mozzarella, Parmesan and chopped spinach and the sauce is a homemade marinara that complements the manicotti without overpowering their flavor. Here's what you need: manicotti, artichoke heart, fresh spinach, chicken breast, ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, grated parmesan cheese In a large bowl, combine artichokes, spinach, chicken, ricotta cheese, ½ of the mozzarella cheese, ½ of the parmesan cheese, garlic, salt, and pepper.

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