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STUFFED MANICOTTI

This wonderful stuffed crepe will make you want more! It’s tasty filling combines the tangy nutmeg with spinach and cheese to create a flavor that will wow you and your family and friends.. It’s one of our favorites, and we use Nonna’s Marinara to serve. Have a go today. We think you’ll love it as much as we do.

Details

Servings

4 Servings

Prep time

30 minutes

Cooking time

25 minutes

Calories

137 kcal

Ingredients

  • FOR THE FILLING
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (about 120g/4 oz)

  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese (about 120g/4 oz), plus extra for garnish

  • 227g (8oz) cream cheese, at room temperature

  • 57g (2oz) fresh spinach (about 1 cup)

  • 2 large eggs

  • ⅛ tsp ground nutmeg

  • FOR THE CREPES
  • 2 large raw eggs

  • 2 hard-boiled eggs

  • 113g (4oz) cream cheese, at room temperature

  • Pinch of fine sea salt

  • Coconut oil, for frying

  • Marinara, for serving

Directions

  • Make the filling:
    Combine the mozzarella, Parmesan, cream cheese, spinach, eggs, and nutmeg in a small mixing bowl. Place aside.
  • Make the crepes:
    In a blender, combine the raw eggs, hard-boiled eggs, cream cheese, and salt and blend until very smooth.
  • In a 9-inch non-stick skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. 14 cup crepe batter in the skillet, swirling to spread to the edges Cook until golden brown on both sides, about 2 minutes per side. Remove from the skillet and continue making crepes with the remaining batter until you have a total of 8 crepes.
  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F. Fill each crepe with 2 heaping tablespoons of the filling. Like a soft taco, fold the side over the filling.
  • In a 13 x 9-inch baking dish, place the manicotti. Bake for 10 minutes, or until the cheese filling is thoroughly heated. Serve with marinara sauce. If desired, top with additional Parmesan cheese. Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to four days. Place in a baking dish in a preheated 180°C/350°F oven for about 3 minutes to reheat.
  • Recipe Notes
    You can make the crepe batter the night before and keep the blender jar in the fridge for a quick dinner the next day.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container


  • Amount Per ServingCalories137
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 10.5g 17%
    • Saturated Fat 4.9g 25%
  • Sodium 249mg 11%
  • Total Carbohydrate 5.9g 2%
    • Sugars 2.3g
  • Protein 5.3g 11%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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