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Seafood and Asparagus Manicotti

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 6

This recipe wraps tender pasta around a creamy seafood filling of easy frozen shrimp and asparagus and economical imitation crab. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

12
uncooked manicotti pasta shells (from 8-oz package)
1
jar (26 oz) tomato pasta sauce
1/4
cup dry white wine or nonalcoholic white wine
3/4
cup half-and-half
1
package (6 oz) frozen cooked salad shrimp, thawed
6
oz refrigerated imitation crabmeat sticks (from 12-oz package), cut into 1/4-inch pieces
1
box (9 oz) frozen asparagus cuts, thawed, coarsely chopped
1/2
cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained
1/3
cup cream cheese, softened
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
1/4
cup lightly packed cut-up strips fresh basil leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat tomato sauce and wine to boiling over medium heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 4 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in half-and-half. In ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, spread 1 cup of the tomato sauce.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, mix shrimp, imitation crabmeat, asparagus, tomatoes, cream cheese and 1/2 cup of the mozzarella cheese. Spoon about 1/4 cup seafood mixture into each pasta shell. Arrange in baking dish. Pour remaining tomato sauce evenly over shells.
  • 4
    Cover dish with foil. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until hot. Top with remaining 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese. Bake uncovered 5 to 10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with basil before serving.

Expert Tips

  • This recipe can be assembled the night before and refrigerated. Increase first bake time to 35 minutes.
  • To cut basil into strips, stack several basil leaves, roll them up tight, and slice across the vein with a sharp knife. Fluff with fingertips to separate.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
550
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
35%
Saturated Fat
11g
55%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
95mg
32%
Sodium
1290mg
54%
Potassium
830mg
24%
Total Carbohydrate
58g
19%
Dietary Fiber
4g
19%
Sugars
16g
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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