Three Cheese Spinach Manicotti

Makes: 2-3 Servings

Directions

Place shells in large microwave-safe bowl and fill with water until submerged. Cover with plastic wrap and poke holes for ventilation. Cook on high for 11 minutes.

While pasta is cooking, mix drained spinach, cottage cheese, parmesan cheese, minced garlic, salt and pepper in bowl. Remove shells from water to cool. Once pasta is cool enough to handle, use spoon to stuff spinach mix into shells.

Pour 1/2 cup pasta sauce into microwavable pie dish. Place pasta shells into sauce and pour remaining pasta sauce to cov- er shells. Top with cheddar cheese and cook for 4 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pasta sauce
  • 1/4 cup cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 5 large manicotti shells (or 10 jumbo pasta shells)
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt & pepper
  • 1/4 cup canned spinach