Homemade Spinach Manicotti Recipe

Homemade Spinach Manicotti Recipe

How To Make Homemade Spinach Manicotti

Enjoy a cheesy dish with this spinach manicotti made with Italian crepes that are filled with spinach and 3 cheeses, then baked on a bed of marinara sauce.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 16homemade crespelles
  • 15ozpart skim ricotta cheese
  • 2cupspart-skim mozzarella cheese,shredded, reserve ½ cup
  • 1large egg
  • 10ozfrozen spinach,(1 package) thawed and squeezed really well
  • ¼cupParmesan Regianno,grated
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • black pepper,to taste
  • cupsjarred marinara,or homemade marinara sauce


  1. Start by making the crespelles.

  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  3. In a large bowl, combine ricotta, 1½ cups of the mozzarella, egg, spinach, Parmesan cheese, ½ teaspoon salt, and pepper.

  4. Fill each crespelle with ¼ cup spinach filling and roll.

  5. In a large baking dish, (or two smaller dishes) pour 1 cup of sauce on the bottom of the dish. Place rolled manicotti seam side down onto baking dish. Top with 1½ cups more sauce and remaining mozzarella cheese.

  6. Cover with foil and bake for about 25 minutes, until hot and bubbling, and the cheese is melted.


  • Calories: 335.64kcal
  • Fat: 24.86g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.51g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.08g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.92g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.02g
  • Fiber: 0.90g
  • Sugar: 1.01g
  • Protein: 23.53g
  • Cholesterol: 111.34mg
  • Sodium: 606.84mg
  • Calcium: 579.40mg
  • Potassium: 321.75mg
  • Iron: 1.49mg
  • Vitamin A: 377.73µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.96mg
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