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Lamb And Spinach Manicotti

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  Ground lamb 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Tomato sauce 16 Ounce, prepared (1 Jar)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Frozen chopped spinach 20 Ounce, drained (2 Package)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Dried oregano leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Basil leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon, chopped
  Ricotta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Manicotti pasta 5 Ounce, cooled (1 Package)
  Shredded monterey jack cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated

1) Preheat oven to 350 degree.

2) Take a saucepan, brown lamb and onion, drain, and keep aside.
3) Stir in tomato sauce and season with salt and pepper.
4) Let it simmer for 15-20 minutes.
5) In a skillet, melt butter, and stir in onion and garlic.
6) Cook for a few minutes until onion is soft and then cook spinach until all the water evaporate.
7) Remove from heat and salt, oregano, basil, ricotta cheese, and egg.
8) Fill the pasta with the stuffing.
9) Take a baking dish and pour a layer of sauce, arrange the manicotti on sauce, and then cover with another layer of sauce.
10) Cover with Monterey Jack and Parmesan cheese.
11) Bake it uncovered for 25-30 minutes.

12) Check seasoning and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 709 Calories from Fat 395

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g67.9%

Saturated Fat 21.6 g107.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 201.8 mg67.3%

Sodium 632.7 mg26.4%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.6%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.4%

Sugars 8.6 g

Protein 40 g80.3%

Vitamin A 198.1% Vitamin C 71.6%

Calcium 48.4% Iron 36.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lamb And Spinach Manicotti Recipe