Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Crab and Cheese Stuffed Manicotti



I found this recipe in a healthy cooking magazine. I changed it up a wee bit. If you like the flavors of pasta, crab and cheeses combined, this recipe is for you.
  • 6 manicotti shells, cooked
  • 2 cans (120 g size each) of crabmeat, drained
  • 1/3 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Parsley, fresh or dried, used for garnish
Sauce:
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 teaspoons flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese, grated
  1. In a saucepan, melt butter, stir in flour until smooth, add milk and pepper, cook and stir until thickened. 
  2. Remove from heat and stir in parmesan cheese.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together crabmeat, ricotta cheese, mozzarella, lemon pepper, and garlic powder.
  4. Fill cooked manicotti shells with this mixture.
  5. Spoon 1/4 cup of sauce in an 8" x 8" greased pan and top with stuffed manicotti.
  6. Pour remaining sauce over top and bake at 350 for 25 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.


2 comments:

  1. We love stuffed pasta and this sounds delicious. Also the sauce sounds fast, easy and tasty. I may try this in stuffed shells since I have some on hand. Cant' wait to try it!

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  2. It looks delicious. I would change the crab to salmon or shrimp as we're crab allergic in the family. Thanks for the dinner idea. :)

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