Cheesy Spinach Manicotti

Cheesy Spinach Manicotti

Makes 7 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (8 0z) sliced mushrooms
  • 2 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 pkg. (10 oz) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, well drained
  • 1 container (15 oz) part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 pkg. (80z) manicotti (14 shells), cooked following package directions
  • 2 cups spaghetti sauce

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450. Spray large non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Add mushrooms and garlic; cook 5 minutes on medium heat, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.
  2. Beat egg whites lightly in a medium bowl.
  3. Add mushroom mixture, spinach, ricotta cheese and half each of the mozzarella and parmesan cheese.
  4. Spoon evenly into manicotti shells.
  5. Place shells in a 13x9 inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Cover with spaghetti sauce.
  6. Bake 40 minutes or until heated through. Top with the remaining mozzarella and parmesan cheeses; continue baking 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.