Chicken Enchilada Manicotti

Chicken Enchilada Manicotti

  • Recipe Serves: 4
  • Prep Time : 20 min
  • Cook Time : 40 min

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 cup Simple Sofrito*, divided
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese o queso fresco, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 jar (1 lb. 8 oz.) pasta sauce
  • 8 manicotti pasta, cooked and drained

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Spray 11 x 7-in. baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat and heat chicken with 1/2 cup Simple Sofrito, stirring frequently, 3 minutes. Turn into medium bowl, then stir in 1 cup cheese and onion.
  3. Heat remaining 1 Tbsp. oil in same skillet and cook chili powder 1 minute. Add remaining 1/2 cup Sofrito and cook, stirring frequently, 2 minutes. Stir in sauce and cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  4. Spread 1 cup sauce in prepared dish. Evenly fill manicotti with chicken mixture; arrange in dish. Top with remaining sauce, then remaining 1 cup cheese. Bake 30 minutes or until bubbling.

*Simple Sofrito: Process 1 cup fresh cilantro, 1 large onion, coarsely chopped, 2 large bell peppers, coarsely chopped, and 2 cloves garlic in food processor until all is finely chopped. Heat 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil over medium heat and cook vegetable mixture with 1 jar (1 lb. 8 oz.) pasta sauce and 2 Tbsp. Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon partially covered, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes. Remove cover and cook, stirring frequently, an additional 20 minutes or until thickened. Refrigerate or freeze until ready to use. Makes 1 quart.

Cost per recipe*: $11.16.

Cost per serving*: $2.79.

*Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 1 serving Servings Per Container Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 770
Calories from Fat 300
Total Fat 52 %
Saturated Fat 65 %
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 37 %
Sodium 64 %
Total Carbs 23 %
Dietary Fiber 28 %
Sugars 17 g
Protein 48 g
Calcium 50 %
Iron 30 %
Vitamin C 70 %
Vitamin A 25 %
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