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Cheese & Olive Manicotti With Mushroom Sauce

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“Saw this recipe by Crestor (the medicine), at the hospital the other day and it looked very appetizing so I copied it! Have made a few changes but they are slight & I think they made it even more delicious! ;)”

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Cook manicotti and set aside.
  3. In a bowl, combine chopped black olives, ricotta cheese, egg white, Parmesan cheese, Italian Seasoning, pinch of salt, pinch of crushed red pepper flakes (if using), a dash of onion powder(if using), a dash of garlic powder and 1 tbsp grated mozzarella cheese.
  4. Spray a small baking dish with nonstick vegetable cooking spray.
  5. Fill the manicotti evenly with the ricotta cheese mixture, laying them into the dish.
  6. Set aside.
  7. In a saucepan sprayed with nonstick vegetable cooking, over medium-high heat, add the olive oil and mushrooms.
  8. Cook for 1 minute and add the flour.
  9. Add the milk gradually and with a wire whisk smooth out the lumps.
  10. Cook mushroom sauce 2 to 3 minutes until thickened.
  11. Check for seasoning & add a pinch of salt, if needed.
  12. Pour sauce over manicotti and top with remaining 1 tbsp grated mozzarella cheese.
  13. Bake uncovered for 25 minutes.

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