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Chicken Manicotti Recipe
|Sweet basil||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Freshly ground black pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)|
|Canned no salt added tomato paste||6 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Boneless chicken breast||14 Ounce, skinned, all visible fat removed (4 Breasts, 4 Ounce Each)|
|Low fat cottage cheese||4 Ounce, drained|
|Grated part skim mozzarella cheese||2 Ounce|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 759 Calories from Fat 154
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17 g26.7%
Saturated Fat 8.3 g41.4%
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 277.8 mg
Sodium 1012.8 mg42.2%
Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.5%
Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.4%
Sugars 5.1 g
Protein 122 g243.6%
Vitamin A 22.1% Vitamin C 17.4%
Calcium 72% Iron 41.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
In a small bowl, combine oregano, marjoram, basil and pepper.
Mix well, set aside.
In a small saucepan, blend tomato paste, water and garlic.
Add 3/4 of the seasoning mixture to pan.
Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, rinse chicken and pat dry.
Place fillets in a plastic bag and pound to 1/4-inch thickness.
In a small bowl, combine remaining spice mixture with cottage cheese.
Spoon mixture onto centers of chicken breasts, leaving a 1/2-inch edge all around.
From narrow end, roll each breast, jellyroll fashion.
Spoon half of the tomato mixture into the bottom of a 10 x-6-inch baking dish.
Arrange chicken rolls on top, seam-side down.
Spoon remaining tomato mixture over chicken rolls.
Top with mozzarella cheese and bake about 45 minutes, or until chicken is tender.