Main Dishes

Sausage and Spinach Manicotti

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Manicotti is great when you have leftovers because you can fill them up with just about anything. I've done it with seafood, ground beef and even a spinach & mushroom vegetarian version. This recipe takes care of leftover Italian sausage and spinach. It's very easy to make and the end result was very tasty.

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1 tray (7) of American Beauty Manicotti tubes
1/2 of a 15 oz container of low fat ricotta cheese
2 oz shredded park skim mozzarella cheese
1 Tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup frozen spinach, thawed
1/2 jar of Prego light pasta sauce
1 cup sliced mushrooms
2 diced Italian sausage
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2 teaspoon basil
butter
olive oil
First, boil the pasta on a low boil with a pinch of salt and a bit of olive oil until done. I add the olive oil while boiling to prevent the pasta from sticking. Rinse and set aside. Saute 1/4 of the...
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Nutritions

Calories
490

Sodium
262mg
10% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
19g
39% DV

Carbs
82g
28% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV