Recipe Details

Spinach Manicotti

Number of Servings: 5

Serving Size: 1/5 recipe

Name: Amount:
6-oz cans no-added-salt tomato paste 2 can
water 3 cup
finely chopped onion 0.50 cup
garlic, minced 2 clove
dried basil 0.50 tsp
dried oregano 0.50 tsp
Fresh ground pepper and salt
manicotti shells 10 ea
10-oz packages frozen chopped spinach 2 packages
low-fat cottage cheese 2 cup
grated Parmesan cheese 0.33 cup
ground nutmeg 0.25 tsp
Nonstick cooking spray
fresh parsley, chopped 1 tsp

Combine first 7 ingredients; cover and cook sauce over low heat for 1 hour.


While sauce is simmering, cook manicotti shells according to package directions, omitting salt; drain, refresh with cold water (to stop cooking), and set aside.


Cook spinach according to package directions, omitting salt. Drain in a colander an press water out of spinach until barely moist.


Combine spinach, cottage cheese, Parmesan cheese, and nutmeg. Stuff manicotti shells with spinach mixture and arrange in a 13x9x2 –inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.


Pour tomato sauce over manicotti. Bake at 350ºF for 45 minutes. Garnish with parsley.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 300
Calories from Fat 35
Total Fat 4g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 1045mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 46g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Sugars 13g
Protein 24g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 1 1/2 Starch / 4 Vegetable / 2 Lean Meat