Spinach Pesto Manicotti

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4 reviews.
  • 35 min prep time
  • 1 hr 15 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 6 servings

Ingredients

8
oz. uncooked manicotti
1
lb. extra-lean ground beef
1
(9-oz.) pkg. Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain and chopped
4
oz. mozzarella cheese, diced (about 1 cup)
1/2
cup purchased pesto
1
egg
1
(26 to 28-oz.) jar tomato pasta sauce

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 400°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 to cool. Drain well.
  2. 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine ground beef, spinach, cheese, pesto and egg. If desired, add salt and pepper; mix well. For easier stuffing, place beef mixture in resealable freezer plastic bag; seal bag. Cut about 1-inch hole in bottom corner of bag.
  3. 3 Fill each manicotti by squeezing beef mixture into manicotti; place in sprayed baking dish. Pour pasta sauce over manicotti. Cover with foil.
  4. 4 Bake at 400°F. for 30 to 40 minutes or until filling is no longer pink in center.

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