• prep: 1 hr 10 min
  • cook: 1 hr 40 min
  • total: 2 hr 50 min
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  • Summary

    A regular spoon works great for stuffing the manicotti noodles, but for a slightly faster fill you could use a piping bag instead.

    Ingredients

    • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
    • 1 medium onion, chopped
    • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
    • 2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided, plus more
    • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided
    • 1 (28-ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes
    • 1 (14-ounce) can whole peeled or diced tomatoes
    • 1 1/4 cups (packed) basil leaves, coarsely chopped, divided
    • 8 ounces dried manicotti noodles
    • Olive or vegetable oil (for greasing)
    • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 2 cups whole milk
    • 1 cup grated Parmesan (about 3 ounces), divided
    • 2/3 cup grated Pecorino Romano (about 2 ounces), divided
    • 1 pound fresh ricotta
    • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, cut into 1/2" pieces
    • 1 shallot, finely chopped
    • 1 large egg

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 567 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 31 g 48.42%
    • Saturated Fat: 19 g 93.29%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 102 mg 33.99%
    • Sodium: 1438 mg 59.92%
    • Calcium: 718 mg 71.78%
    • Potassium: 177 mg 5.04%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.16%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 45 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.77%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 28 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 28.49%
    • Vitamin C 8.21%
    • Vitamin D 0.7%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy2 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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