Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Lincoln, Nebraska

Chicken Manicotti Olé

Italian pasta gets twisted into a tasty Mexican-flavored chicken dish!

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

10
uncooked manicotti
1
lb. ground chicken or ground turkey breast
1
(16-oz.) jar Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
1
(15-oz.) can Progresso® Black Beans, drained, rinsed
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
teaspoon pepper
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Cook manicotti to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine ground chicken, 3/4 cup of the salsa, 3/4 cup of the beans, garlic powder and pepper; mix well. In small bowl, combine remaining salsa and beans; mix well. Cover; reserve for topping.
  • 3 Stuff manicotti with chicken mixture. Arrange in sprayed baking dish. Cover with foil.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 30 minutes. Uncover. Top with reserved salsa mixture and cheese. Bake, uncovered, an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked and cheese is melted.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Cook manicotti to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine ground chicken, 3/4 cup of the salsa, 3/4 cup of the beans, garlic powder and pepper; mix well. In small bowl, combine remaining salsa and beans; mix well. Cover; reserve for topping.
  • 3 Stuff manicotti with chicken mixture. Arrange in sprayed baking dish. Cover with foil.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 30 minutes. Uncover. Top with reserved salsa mixture and cheese. Bake, uncovered, an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked and cheese is melted.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/5 of Recipe
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
1010mg
1010%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
30g
30%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.