Easy Chicken Manicotti

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

  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
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