Spinach Manicotti

Spinach Manicotti
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Recipe type: Entrees
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • 4 lasagna noodles (cooked al dente)
  • 16 oz part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups raw spinach, chopped
  • ½ tsp black
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups low fat, low sodium Marinara Sauce
Instructions
  1. Cook lasagna according to directions (al dente) and cut each in two pieces (8 pieces total).
  2. Preheat the oven to 375ºF.
  3. In a bowl, blend ricotta, spinach, black pepper and egg in a food processor.
  4. In a non stick baking pan, spread ½ cup marinara sauce on the bottom.
  5. Divide cheese mix between the lasagna.
  6. Roll into tube and place in pan.
  7. Top with remaining marinara sauce.
  8. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake 15-20 minutes.
Notes
*The Duke Diet and Fitness Center’s meals are low in calories, fat and sodium, but high in taste. The Center’s meals have a daily total of approximately 1,500 mg of sodium. The USDA 2005 dietary guidelines for Americans is to consume less than 2,300 mg of sodium.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 each Calories: 345 Fat: 12g Carbohydrates: 39g Sodium: * Fiber: * Protein: 22g Cholesterol: *