Cheesy Manicotti

  • Preparation Time 20 min
  • Cooking Time 30 min
  • 4 servings

This recipe is great for cheese lovers. It has 3 different kinds of cheese and is still low in fat! This healthy dish makes for a great dinner meal for guests or your family

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces tofu
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup fat-free ricotta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 8 manicotti shells
  • 1 - 8 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1-16 oz. Can diced tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons basil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
Nutritional Info
  • Calories: 296
  • Protein: 20g
  • Carbohydrates: 38g
  • Fat: 8g
Other Dietary Information
  • 4g Dietary Fiber
  • 18mg Cholesterol
  • 831mg Sodium

Steps

1
Preheat oven to 350°F. Drain and dry 8 ounces tofu. Mash the tofu with a fork until broken up. Lightly beat egg whites and stir in parmesan cheese, ricotta, parsley, salt, pepper and tofu.
2
Spoon 3 tablespoons of the mix into each manicotti shell. Arrange shells in a 13 x 9 x 2 baking dish.
3
In a medium bowl, stir together tomato sauce,diced tomatoes, basil, sugar and garlic powder. Pour mix over shells. Bake at 350°F for about 30 minutes. Sprinkle with mozzarella before serving.
Course
Dinner
Lunch
Main Ingredient
Poultry
Veggies
Cuisine
Mexican
Vegetarian
Dietary
Low Fat
Occasion
Dinner Party

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