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Easy Chicken Manicotti

A clever way to stuff manicotti makes this classic an easy favorite.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 2 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 7
 

Ingredients

4
cups refrigerated Alfredo sauce
1
cup milk
1 1/2
lb uncooked chicken breast tenders (not breaded)
1
teaspoon garlic salt
14
uncooked manicotti (8 oz)
1
cup shredded fresh Parmesan cheese (4 oz)
1
cup Green Giant® SELECT® frozen baby sweet peas, thawed
1/2
cup cooked ham strips (2x1/4x1/4 inch)

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix Alfredo sauce and milk; spread 1 cup mixture in baking dish.
  • 2 Sprinkle chicken tenders with garlic salt. Fill each uncooked manicotti with chicken, stuffing into each end; place stuffed manicotti in baking dish. Reserve 1/2 cup sauce mixture for topping; pour remaining 3 1/2 cups sauce mixture over manicotti. Cover tightly with foil.
  • 3 Bake 1 1/4 hours. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix reserved 1/2 cup sauce mixture, the cheese, peas and ham.
  • 4 Remove baking dish from oven. Uncover; pour sauce mixture over manicotti. Return to oven; bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix Alfredo sauce and milk; spread 1 cup mixture in baking dish.
  • 2 Sprinkle chicken tenders with garlic salt. Fill each uncooked manicotti with chicken, stuffing into each end; place stuffed manicotti in baking dish. Reserve 1/2 cup sauce mixture for topping; pour remaining 3 1/2 cups sauce mixture over manicotti. Cover tightly with foil.
  • 3 Bake 1 1/4 hours. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix reserved 1/2 cup sauce mixture, the cheese, peas and ham.
  • 4 Remove baking dish from oven. Uncover; pour sauce mixture over manicotti. Return to oven; bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
820
(
Calories from Fat
475),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
53g
53%
(Saturated Fat
31g,
31%
),
Cholesterol
215mg
215%;
Sodium
1210mg
1210%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
47g
47%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
36%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
60%;
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 7 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.