Chicken Manicotti Ole
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10 uncooked manicotti shells
1 pound ground chicken or ground turkey breast
1 (16-ounce) jar chunky-style salsa
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained, rinsed
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 ounces (1 cup) shredded Monterey Jack-Colby cheese blend
Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13 x 9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Cook manicotti to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water.
In large bowl, combine ground chicken, 3/4 cup of the salsa, 3/4 cup of the beans, garlic powder and pepper; mix well. In small bowl, combine remaining salsa and beans; mix well. Cover; reserve for topping.
Stuff manicotti with chicken mixture. Arrange in sprayed baking dish. Cover with foil.
Bake at 350°F. for 30 minutes. Uncover baking dish; top with reserved salsa mixture and cheese. Bake, uncovered, an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked and cheese is melted.
From "Pillsbury Best of the Bake-Off® Cookbook." Copyright 2004 General Mills. Used with permission of the publisher, Wiley Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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