Artichoke Stuffed Manicotti

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Sep. 16, 2011

Ingredients

Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
Chopped red onion 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Frozen artichoke hearts 2 Cup (32 tbs) , thawed, coarsely chopped
Sliced mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Chopped fresh flat leaf parsley 2 Tablespoon
Chopped fresh thyme 2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Chicken broth 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Part skim ricotta cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Grated parmesan cheese 2 Teaspoon
Tomato sauce 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Manicotti shells 3 Ounce , cooked, drained (6 Shells)
Part skim mozzarella cheese 1 1/2 Ounce , shredded

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

MAKING

2. To prepare filling, in large nonstick skillet, heat olive oil and saute onion 2-3 minutes, until tender.

3. Add artichoke hearts, mushrooms, 1 tablespoon of the parsley, the thyme and salt and saute 2 minutes.

4. To the skillet add chicken broth and cook, stirring frequently, 6-7 minutes, until liquid evaporates.

5. Removing skillet from heat, stir in ricotta and Parmesan cheese.

6. In bottom of an 8" square baking pan spread sauce spoon artichoke filling evenly into the manicotti shells and place over sauce in pan.

7. Cover with foil and bake for about 20 minutes.

8. Remove foil, sprinkle mozzarella cheese and the remaining parsley over top of manicotti and bake 10-12 minutes until cheese melts and filling is hot.

SERVING

9. Serve hot with the melted cheese on the top.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 233Calories from Fat 70

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 501 mg20.88%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 12 g24%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet