Three-Cheese Turkey Manicotti Recipe
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Three-Cheese Turkey Manicotti Recipe

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This is my husband's favorite dish. He always requests it—even on holidays! You'll love the variety of cheeses and spices that jazz up this manicotti recipe. It's restaurant-quality, but at a quarter of the price! —Luanne Wallace Bennett, Powder Springs, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 uncooked manicotti shells
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) three-cheese spaghetti sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 carton (15 ounces) ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 egg

Nutritional Facts

2 filled manicotti shells equals 647 calories, 34 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 158 mg cholesterol, 937 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 40 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook manicotti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook turkey and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the spaghetti sauce, sugar, Italian seasoning, onion powder and garlic powder. Place 1 cup meat sauce into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  2. Drain manicotti. In a large bowl, combine the cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese, ricotta cheese, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese and egg. Stuff into manicotti shells. Place shells over meat sauce. Top with remaining sauce. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese.
  3. Cover and bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Three-Cheese Turkey Manicotti in Simple & Delicious January/February 2010, p50

Nutritional Facts

2 filled manicotti shells equals 647 calories, 34 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 158 mg cholesterol, 937 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 40 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 27, 2014

Although have not yet had chance to make, giving ***5 star rating***. Just know my husband will love this, as he loves me!!

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Reviewed May. 4, 2014

This was great and easy to make. I used my fingers to stuff the manicotti.

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Reviewed Oct. 8, 2012

I made this recipe as is except skipped the Italian Seasoning only because we don't care for it. This was so good! We will definitely make this often.

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Reviewed Aug. 2, 2012

I also used an ice tea spoon to stuffe the shells but it helps if you roll the stuffing mix. This tasted fantastic. Everyone loved it.

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Reviewed May. 26, 2012

It was wonderful!

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