Chicken: Mexican Manicotti

posted by luvcookin 02-21-100 4:39 PM

Mexican Manicotti

8 manicotti shells
2 cooked chicken breast halves, diced
1 cup ricotta cheese
1 scallion, sliced
1/4 cup pitted black olives, chopped
1/4 cup pimento, chopped
3 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
1 small clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. hot pepper sauce
1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack-pepper cheese
1 1/2 cup hot tomato salsa

Preheat oven to 400'. Grease a 12 x 8 dish. Cook manicotti as on package.

Combine chicken, ricotta, scallion, olives, pimento, parsley, garlic, and hot pepper sauce. Use a teaspoon to stuff manicotti shells. Place in prepared dish. Top with cheese and salsa.

Bake 20 minutes or until cheese has melted.

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