How to Make Turkey Manicotti Recipe

How to Make Turkey Manicotti  Recipe

"When you’re looking for something completely different to use up those turkey leftovers, this could be it! A tender, eggy pasta-like crepe enfolds the cheesy, amazing filling. You can make the crepes and filling ahead of time."

Ingredients

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  • Crepes:
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • Filling:
  • 1 cup diced cooked turkey
  • 1 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup freshly shredded Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil, or as needed
  • 1 1/2 cups marinara sauce, divided
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/3 cup freshly shredded Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • 1 tablespoon freshly shredded Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese for garnish, or as desired
  • 1 tablespoon chopped Italian parsley
  • Directions

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    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
    2. Whisk 2 eggs, flour, water, salt, and 1/2 teaspoon olive oil together thoroughly in a bowl to make a very smooth batter. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate batter for 1 hour.Watch Now
    3. Mix turkey, ricotta cheese, 1 egg, 1/2 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, mozzarella cheese,marjoram, red pepper flakes, and 1/4 cup Italian parsley in a bowl until thoroughly combined. Season with salt to taste.Watch Now
    4. Place a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and brush generously with 1 teaspoon olive oil or as needed. Swirl about 1/4 cup batter into the bottom of the pan and tilt to form a thin pancake covering the bottom of the skillet. Cook until bottom of crepe is dry, 60 to 90 seconds. Flip crepe and cook until other side has small browned spots, 60 to 90 seconds more. Repeat with remaining batter to make 6 crepes. Transfer crepes to a plate as you make them.Watch Now
    5. Spread about 1/2 cup marinara sauce into the bottom of a 9×12-inch baking dish. Use a brush to spread about 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil in a thin layer up the sides of the dish. Place a crepe, dimpled side down, onto a work surface; spread about 1/3 to 1/2 cup filling onto crepe in a line down the middle. Roll crepe over filling and tuck in ends if desired. Lay filled crepe into the baking dish. Repeat with remaining crepes and filling to make 6 manicotti.Watch Now
    6. Spread remaining 1 cup marinara sauce onto the manicotti in a line down the middle of the crepes, covering middle 1/3 of manicotti. Sprinkle 1/3 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese all over manicotti. Drizzle manicotti with remaining 1 1/2 teaspoon olive oil.Watch Now
    7. Bake in the preheated oven until manicotti are slightly browned and puffy, about 45 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes to cool. Garnish with 1 tablespoon Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese or as desired and 1 tablespoon Italian parsley before serving.Watch Now

    Footnotes

    • Partner Tip
    • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

    Nutrition Facts

    Per Serving: 286 calories;13.1 g fat;21.6 g carbohydrates;19.6 g protein;127 mg cholesterol;791 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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