Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Spinach Cheese Manicotti

Spinach Cheese Manicotti

1 8oz box Manicotti
8oz frozen spinach, cooked, chopped and drained well
1/3 cup chopped onions
3 egg whites
1 15 oz container low fat ricotta cheese
1 1/2 cups grated low fat mozarella
1 tsp garlic salt
3/4 cup parmesan cheese - divided
1 jar low fat meatless pasta sauce

Cook manicotti according to package directions, drain and run pasta under cold water, drain again and set aside.

Beat egg whites in a med bowl, mix in ricotta, spinach, onion, mozarella, garlic salt and 1/2 cup of the parmesan cheese.

Spread 3/4 of the pasta sauce in the bottom of a 9x11 baking dish. Stuff manicotti with the filling and place in the dish.

Top with the remaining pasta sauce and parmesan cheese.

Cover dish with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, remove foil and bake for 10 more minutes.

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