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Roasted Vegetable and Chicken Manicotti

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 6

Love casseroles? Pop this one in the oven and savor the aroma. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
pound asparagus, cut into 2-inch pieces (3 cups)
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into 12 pieces
1
medium onion, cut into thin wedges
1
cup halved mushrooms
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
1/4
teaspoon salt
12
uncooked manicotti shells
1
envelope (1.8 ounces) white sauce mix
2 1/4
cups milk
1/4
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1 1/2
cups shredded Havarti cheese (6 ounces)
2
cups diced cooked chicken

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 450ºF. Toss asparagus, bell pepper, onion, mushrooms, oil, lemon-pepper seasoning and salt until vegetables are coated. Spread in ungreased jelly roll pan, 15 1/2x10 1/2x1 inch. Roast about 20 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Cool slightly. Coarsely chop vegetables.
  • 2
    While vegetables are roasting, cook and drain manicotti as directed on package. In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, mix sauce mix and milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Stir in marjoram; remove from heat.
  • 3
    Reserve 1 cup vegetables for topping. Mix remaining vegetables, 1 cup of the cheese, the chicken and 1/2 cup of the sauce. In bottom of ungreased rectangular baking dish, 13x9x2 inches, spread about 1/4 cup sauce. Spoon chicken mixture into manicotti shells; arrange in dish. Spoon remaining sauce over manicotti. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup vegetables and 1/2 cup cheese.
  • 4
    Cover and bake 30 minutes. Uncover and bake about 10 minutes or until bubbly.

Expert Tips

  • Use mozzarella cheese for the mild, smooth Danish Havarti cheese.
  • Roast and chop the vegetables up to a day ahead of time; cover and refrigerate. Prepare the manicotti as directed.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
485
Calories from Fat
225
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
0%
Saturated Fat
10g
0%
Cholesterol
75mg
0%
Sodium
670mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
0%
Dietary Fiber
3g
0%
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
46%
46%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
28%
28%
Iron
16%
16%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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