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Shortcut Chicken Manicotti Recipe

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This Shortcut Chicken Manicotti recipe is a simple way to prepare a delicious Italian dish!

Shortcut Chicken Manicotti

I stumbled across THIS Shortcut Chicken Manicotti recipe from Kraft Foods over 10 years ago. I loved how delicious it looked and how simple it seemed to prepare. I’ve now made this meal plenty of times over the years for my family and it always gets rave reviews! My kids love it!

I’ve made just a few changes and thought it was about time I share this simple recipe with all of you! Give it a try and let me know what you think!

How To Make Chicken Manicotti

This Shortcut Chicken Manicotti recipe is a simple way to prepare a delicious Italian dish!

INGREDIENTS: 

  • 1 can (10-3/4 oz.) condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1-1/2 cups  Water
  • 12 Manicotti shells, uncooked
  • 1 lb. Boneless skinless chicken breasts tenders, cut into strips or bite-sized pieces
  • 8 oz. of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese

DIRECTIONS: 

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Pour all the water and 1/3 of the soup into 13×9-inch baking dish. Set aside.
  2. Stuff the manicotti shells with chicken and place in the baking dish.
  3. Top with remaining soup, then sprinkle with Cheddar & Parmesan cheeses.
  4. Cover with foil and bake 45 to 50 min. or until manicotti is tender and the chicken is done.

VARIATION: 

  • Add 2 cups of frozen broccoli florets or your favorite frozen veggies just before you sprinkle the cheese on top.

Enjoy!

Shortcut Chicken Manicotti
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Shortcut Chicken Manicotti Recipe

This Shortcut Chicken Manicotti recipe is a simple way to prepare a delicious Italian dish!
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword casserole
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 316 kcal

Ingredients

  • 10.75 oz condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1.5 cups Water
  • 12 Manicotti shells uncooked
  • 1 lb. Boneless skinless chicken breasts tenders cut into strips or bite-sized pieces
  • 8 oz. cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Pour all the water and 1/3 of the soup into 13x9-inch baking dish. Set aside.
  2. Stuff the manicotti shells with chicken and place in the baking dish.
  3. Top with remaining soup, then sprinkle with Cheddar & Parmesan cheeses.
  4. Cover with foil and bake 45 to 50 min. or until manicotti is tender and the chicken is done.
Nutrition Facts
Shortcut Chicken Manicotti Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 316 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 561mg24%
Potassium 310mg9%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 397IU8%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 254mg25%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

Shortcut Chicken Manicotti Recipe

This Shortcut Chicken Manicotti recipe originally published in August 2010. It was updated in August 2016. We hope you love it! 

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