Saucy Manicotti

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  • 40|min prep time
  • 1|hr|20|min total time
  • 16 ingredients
  • 8 servings

MANICOTTI

8
uncooked manicotti

FILLING

1/2
lb. bulk Italian sausage
1/2
cup chopped onion
1
(4-oz.) can mushroom pieces and stems, drained
1 1/2
cups finely chopped cooked turkey or chicken
2
egg yolks
1
(9-oz.) pkg. frozen spinach in a pouch, thawed, squeezed to drain*
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1
(14-oz.) jar spaghetti sauce

WHITE SAUCE

2
tablespoons margarine or butter
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups whipping cream
1/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese
Dash garlic powder
Dash nutmeg

Directions

  1. 1 Cook manicotti to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; place in cold water.
  2. 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F. In large skillet, brown sausage, onion and mushrooms. Remove from skillet; drain on paper towels. In large bowl, combine sausage mixture, turkey, egg yolks, spinach, mozzarella and 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese; mix well.**
  3. 3 Drain manicotti; fill each with sausage mixture. Pour 1/2 the spaghetti sauce into ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish. Place filled manicotti side by side over sauce in dish.
  4. 4 Melt margarine in medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour; cook until smooth and bubbly, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in whipping cream; cook until slightly thickened, stirring constantly. Stir in 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, garlic powder and nutmeg; blend well. Pour white sauce over manicotti in baking dish. Pour remaining spaghetti sauce over top.
  5. 5 Bake at 350°F. for 35 to 40 minutes or until bubbly.

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