Crab & Spinach Manicotti
October 12, 2016
"Wonderful blend of crab, spinach and Swiss cheese with fresh dill."
- Serving Size: 1 (318.7 g)
- Calories 416.7
- Total Fat - 18.7 g
- Saturated Fat - 10.7 g
- Cholesterol - 90.5 mg
- Sodium - 648.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 41.7 g
- Dietary Fiber - 6.2 g
- Sugars - 6.9 g
- Protein - 22.7 g
- Calcium - 615.9 mg
- Iron - 2 mg
- Vitamin C - 23.3 mg
- Thiamin - 0.2 mg
Cook manicotti according to package directions; drain well and rinse with cold water and drain again; set aside.
Melt butter in a medium pot over medium heat.
Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
Whisk together flour and milk until smooth; add to garlic.
Continue to cook, stirring often, until sauce is bubbly and has thickened, about 7 minutes.
Stir in tomatoes, 1/2 cup of the Swiss cheese, dill, crushed red pepper flakes, salt & pepper.
When cheese has melted, remove from heat.
To prepare filling, combine crabmeat, cottage cheese, spinach, remaining Swiss cheese, Parmesan and egg in a large bowl; mix well.
Spray a 9x13 inch baking pan with cooking spray.
Using a teaspoon, carefully spoon filling into each manicotti shell, being careful not to tear them.
Place manicotti in baking pan in a single layer.
Pour sauce evenly over top.
Cover with foil and bake at 350F for 30 minutes.
Remove from oven, uncover and let cook for 5 minutes before serving.
Tips & Variations
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