Prep time a lot
Cook time 35 min.
Calories 292; fat 11.5g; protein 19.6g; carb 25.8 g; sodium 719mg; calc 193 mg
The Game Plan
- Cook pasta according to directions, omitting salt and fat
- Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Remove casings from sausage. Add sausage to pan; cook 5 min or until browned, stirring to crumble. Add onion and bell pepper to pan; sauce 5 min or until tender
- Melt butter in med saucepan over med heat. Stir in flour; cook 2 min, stirring constantly with a whisk. Remove from heat; gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk. Return pan to her; bring to a boil. Cook 6 min or until thickened, stirring constantly with a whisk. Remove from heat; stir in black pepper. Add 1/2 C milk mixture to sausage; stir well.
- Preheat oven to 350.
- Spoon about 1/3 C sausage mixture into each manicotti; arrange manicotti in a single layer in a 13X9 baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle mozzarella over manicotti; speed remaining sausage mixture evenly over mozzarella. Top sausage mixture with pasta sauce, spreading to cover. Sprinkle with Parmesan. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes or until bubbly.