Rating: 4.5 stars
87 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 46
  • 4 star values: 25
  • 3 star values: 12
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2

This recipe is very quick and easy to prepare. There is no need to pre-cook the noodles. I usually double the recipe and make an extra tray to freeze for an even quicker meal another day.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
1 hr
additional:
15 mins
total:
1 hr 45 mins
Servings:
5
Yield:
5 servings
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Ingredients

5
Original recipe yields 5 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

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  • In a large bowl combine spinach, cottage and ricotta cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste. Blend well.

  • Combine one cup of the spaghetti sauce and the quarter cup of water together. Spread evenly into a 13x9 inch baking dish.

  • Using a teaspoon, stuff each shell with equal amounts of the cheese mixture. Place stuffed manicotti into baking dish. Pour remaining cup of spaghetti sauce over the top of pasta. Cover with aluminum foil.

  • Bake in preheated oven for 50 minutes. Uncover and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake for an additional 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

306 calories; protein 18.9g; carbohydrates 40.8g; fat 8.4g; cholesterol 24.4mg; sodium 859.5mg. Full Nutrition
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