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Easy Chicken Stuffed Manicotti Recipe
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Easy Chicken Stuffed Manicotti

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"Chicken Alfredo, manicotti style."

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Original recipe makes 7 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 5 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 20 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix Alfredo sauce and water in a bowl; spread about 1/3 sauce mixture into a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  3. Season chicken tenders with garlic powder and stuff chicken into manicotti shells; arrange manicotti in prepared baking dish. Pour remaining 2/3 sauce over manicotti and sprinkle with steak seasoning. Cover baking dish tightly with aluminum foil.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until pasta is tender, about 1 hour. Remove foil and sprinkle Parmesan cheese over manicotti. Continue to bake until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes more.
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Jan 11, 2015

Really good! I normally try and make my meals from scratch, but being short on time yesterday after a busy day of errands, I saw this and it sounded "too good to be true"! This one's a keeper! Super easy to make, few ingredients, tons of flavor! It's the type of meal that tastes like you spent way more time on. The package of chicken tenders I bought had 8 tenders in it. I kept the rest of the ingredients the same. Some of the tenders were too big to stuff into the shells, so I'd trim a little bit off the sides and set the extra bits off to the side. By the time I had stuffed all 8 shells, I had enough extra bits to stuff a 9th shell. Even though I used the full amount of sauce stated in the recipe, next time I will add slightly more water bc by the end of the hour of cooking, the dish was starting to dry out. I would have prefered a little more sauce. I imagine if I would have made the full 14 shells that there would have been an even greater need for more sauce. I had also used 1.5 tbsp of Montreal Steak Spice instead of 2 bc that seemed like a lot. Next time I might even use just 1 tbsp. Aside from the great flavor, my favorite thing about this recipe is the ease and simplicity. Thanks for the great recipe Jessica! I normally photograph all my recipes, but this one was gobbled up way too fast!

 
Jan 03, 2015

I loved these for the ease. I even put my chicken tenders in partially frozen. I baked for 45 minutes instead of the hour and only added 1 tablespoon of the Montreal seasoning as it seems like a lot. I think I would even go less next time as it really overpowered the overall dish imo.

 

5 Ratings

Apr 28, 2015

Fantastic, used left over fried chicken, used roasted garlic alfredo sauce, did not use garlic powder. Followed recipe except for chicken and Alfredo sauce. Great served with steamed broccoli. Had leftovers, which were also very good.This recipe has gold star in our house. My suggestion is that this recipe works with any kind of leftover chicken, you do not need to use fresh or frozen chicken.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 489 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 30.4 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 97 mg
  • 32%
  • Fat
  • 25.5 g
  • 39%
  • Fiber
  • 1.5 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 35.2 g
  • 70%
  • Sodium
  • 1666 mg
  • 67%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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