1 large eggplant

1 package organic Chicken Sausage

1 ½ cups cottage cheese

 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

 ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

2 egg whites

 ½ tsp dried oregano

1 (32 oz) jar no sugar marinara sauce


01. To prepare the shells, peel eggplant and cut into long “lasagna noodle” like shapes. Make a cylinder and pin with toothpicks. Chop the chicken sausage into very small pieces.

02. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Combine sausage, cottage cheese, 1 cup mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, egg whites and oregano. Mix well. Stuff “shells” with mixture.

03. Lightly grease a 9×13 inch baking dish. Pour enough spaghetti sauce in dish to cover the bottom. Place stuffed “shells” in the dish. Cover with pasta sauce and top with the remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Bake in preheated oven for 50 minutes.


Traditional Manicotti

Calories 611

Fat 15 g

Protein 40 g

Carbs 43.2

Fiber 3.7 g

“Healthified” Manicotti

Calories 385

Fat 15 g

Protein 40 g

Carbs 5.2

Fiber 3.5 g

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