Swiss Chard and Ricotta Manicotti Recipe

A simple pasta full of healthy goodness.

| November 16, 2011

  • Manicotti
    Flavorful goodness in every bite.
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  • Manicotti

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Swiss Chard and Ricotta Manicotti

8 dried manicotti shells

Filling:

1 bunch Swiss chard (about 8 ounces)
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 medium onion, diced
2 medium cloves garlic, minced
1 cup low-fat ricotta cheese
1 large egg white
1/4 cup shredded or grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper



Sauce:

3 large Italian plum tomatoes (about 1 pound), cored and cut into wedges
1/4 cup no-salt-added tomato paste
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper

Topping:

1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese






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