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Easy Chicken Manicotti

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Easy Chicken Manicotti
Take Italian Night to The Next Level with Pillsbury's Garlic Bread Pull-Apart Kit
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 7
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A clever way to stuff manicotti makes this classic an easy favorite.
Updated Sep 23, 2008

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 frozen baby sweet peas, thawed
  • 1/2 cup cooked ham strips (2x1/4x1/4 inch)

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.

Nutrition Information

820 Calories, 53g Total Fat, 47g Protein, 39g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
820
Calories from Fat
475
Total Fat
53g
82%
Saturated Fat
31g
155%
Cholesterol
215mg
72%
Sodium
1210mg
50%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
6g
Protein
47g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
36%
36%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
60%
60%
Iron
16%
16%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 7 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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