*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        Cristina’s Low-Fat Manicotti
 
 Recipe By     : Home and Family  7/15 - 7/19 1996
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :1:30
 Categories    : Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   12                    manicotti noodles  or
   24                    jumbo shells
    1      package       frozen spinach -- drained and chopped
      1/4  cup           Parmesan cheese
      1/2  teaspoon      nutmeg
    1                    egg white
                         salt and pepper
                         ****** Sauce ******
   12                    Roma tomatoes -- halved
    1      bunch         scallions -- chopped
    2      cloves        garlic -- minced
      1/2                carrot -- chopped
      1/4  cup           white wine
                         salt and pepper
 
 Cook the manicotti noodles and set aside.  In a large bowl, combine
 all ingredients.  Using a pastry bag, fill the noodles.  Place in a
 large casserole dish.  Sauce:  Place all ingredients in saucepan and
 simmer for 30 - 45 minutes.  Transfer to blender and blend.  Strain
 the sauce through a fine mesh strainer.  Pour the sauce over the
 manicotti and top with parmesan.  Bake at 325 degrees for 45 minutes.
 
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