Roasted Vegetable and Chicken Manicotti

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  • Ingredients

    1 lb Green Giant™ Fresh asparagus, cut into 2" pieces (3 cups)
    1 medium Green Giant™ Fresh red bell pepper, cut into 12 pieces
    1 medium Green Giant™ Fresh onion, cut into thin wedges
    1 cup halved Green Giant™ Fresh mushrooms
    1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
    1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    12 uncooked manicotti shells
    1 envelope (1.8 ounces) white sauce mix
    2 1/4 cups milk
    1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
    1 1/2 cups shredded Havarti cheese (6 oz)
    2 cups diced cooked chicken

  • Directions

    1. Heat oven to 450º. Toss asparagus, bell pepper, onion, mushrooms, oil, lemon-pepper seasoning and salt until vegetables are coated. Spread in ungreased jelly roll pan, 15 1/2x10 1/2x1". Roast about 20 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Cool slightly. Coarsely chop vegetables.
    2. While vegetables are roasting, cook and drain manicotti as directed on package. In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, mix sauce mix and milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Stir in marjoram; remove from heat.
    3. Reserve 1 cup vegetables for topping. Mix remaining vegetables, 1 cup of the cheese, the chicken and 1/2 cup of the sauce. In bottom of ungreased 13x9x2" rectangular baking dish, spread about 1/4 cup sauce. Spoon chicken mixture into manicotti shells; arrange in dish. Spoon remaining sauce over manicotti. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup vegetables and 1/2 cup cheese.
    4. Cover and bake 30 minutes. Uncover and bake about 10 minutes or until bubbly.

  • Nutrition Facts

    1 Serving: Calories 485 (Calories from Fat 225); Total Fat 25g (Saturated Fat 10g, Trans Fat ncg); Cholesterol 75mg; Sodium 670mg; Total Carbohydrate 39g (Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars ncg); Protein 29g Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 46%; Vitamin C 20%; Calcium 28%; Iron 16% Exchanges: 2 Starch; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Vegetable; 3 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: nc
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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