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Cheese manicotti

Recipe Information

Servings 7
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 50 Minutes
Total Time 1 Hour, 10 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Main Ingredient Manicotti; Mozzarella Cheese; Ricotta Cheese; Tomato Sauce
Category Dairy; Fruit; Pasta; Vegetables
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish; Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Cook Method Baking
Diet Low Cholesterol; High Protein; Vegetarian


  • 30 ounce jar tomato sauce 

  • 1 cup water 

  • 15 ounces part-skim ricotta cheese 

  • 8 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese 

  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese 

  • 2 tablespoon parsley 

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 

  • 14 pieces (8 ounces) manicotti noodles, uncooked



  • Set oven temperature to 400�F.

  • Add tomato sauce and water to a saucepan. Boil the mixture and stir frequently. Then reduce the heat and keep it warm.

  • Mix together all three cheeses, parsley, salt, and pepper in a bowl.

  • Evenly disperse the cheese mixture into the center of the uncooked manicotti noodles.

  • Using a 13x9 pan, add 1 cup of the tomato sauce to cover the bottom of the pan. Put all of the manicotti into the pan in one layer.

  • Pour the remaining tomato sauce over the manicotti and then cover the pan with foil.

  • Bake the manicotti for 40 minutes or until it looks hot and bubbly. Then remove the foil and bake for 10 more minutes.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 359 cal

  • Total fat: 14g

  • Saturated fat: 4g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g

  • Cholesterol: 54mg

  • Sodium: 792mg

  • Potassium: 39mg

  • Carbohydrate: 37g

  • Fiber: 4g

  • Protein: 21g