19 Ingredients
  • 1 pound fresh spinach, stems trimmed and well washed or a 10-ounce package frozen spinach, thawed
  • Kosher salt, plus 1/2 teaspoon
  • 12 manicotti shells
  • 3 cups marinara sauce, recipe follows
  • 1 1/2 cups ricotta cheese (about 1 pound)
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (about 4 ounces)
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese or a mixture of half Pecorino and Parmesan
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • Pinch freshly grated nutmeg
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter, diced
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 medium onion, diced (about 3 tablespoons)
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 1/2 cups whole, peeled, canned tomatoes in puree, (one 28-ounce can), roughly chopped
  • Sprig of fresh thyme
  • Sprig of fresh basil
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
Nutrition
515
26% daily value
6 servings
                                       
                                            high-​fiber, vegetarian
     

Fat

43% 28

Saturated

72% 14

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 10

Polyunsaturated

- 2

Carbs

13% 39

Carbs (net)

- 33

Fiber

25% 6

Sugars

- 6

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

59% 30

Cholesterol

45% 134

Sodium

38% 919

Calcium

64% 643

Magnesium

29% 120

Potassium

20% 947

Iron

25% 4

Zinc

29% 3

Phosphorus

71% 494

Vitamin A

66% 590

Vitamin C

45% 41

Thiamin (B1)

77% 1

Riboflavin (B2)

45% 1

Niacin (B3)

15% 2

Vitamin B6

36% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

46% 185

Folate (food)

- 185

Folic acid

- 0

Vitamin B12

32% 1

Vitamin D

194% 29

Vitamin E

23% 3

Vitamin K

315% 379

Sugar alcohols

- 0

Water

- 293
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