Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Manicotti

Are you looking for a delicious and satisfying vegetarian dish that will impress your family and friends? Look no further than this recipe for Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Manicotti! This dish combines the rich and earthy flavors of mushrooms and spinach with creamy ricotta and tangy marinara sauce, all stuffed into tender manicotti shells. In this blog post, we will walk you through the steps to create this mouthwatering dish, from preparing the filling to baking the manicotti to perfection. Get ready to elevate your pasta game with this delectable recipe!


  • 1 package of manicotti shells
  • 1 cup of sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cups of fresh spinach
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 cup of ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of dried basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 jar of marinara sauce


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Cook the manicotti shells according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  4. Add the diced onion and minced garlic to the skillet and sauté until the onion is translucent.
  5. Add the sliced mushrooms to the skillet and cook until they are soft.
  6. Add the fresh spinach to the skillet and cook until it is wilted.
  7. In a large mixing bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese, dried oregano, dried basil, salt, and pepper.
  8. Once the mushroom and spinach mixture has cooled slightly, add it to the cheese mixture and stir to combine.
  9. Spoon the cheese and vegetable mixture into the cooked manicotti shells.
  10. Spread a thin layer of marinara sauce on the bottom of a baking dish.
  11. Arrange the stuffed manicotti shells in the baking dish.
  12. Pour the remaining marinara sauce over the top of the stuffed shells.
  13. Cover the baking dish with foil and bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the sauce is bubbly and the shells are heated through.
  14. Remove the foil and sprinkle some extra mozzarella cheese on top.
  15. Bake for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  16. Remove from the oven and let it cool slightly before serving.

Enjoy your delicious Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Manicotti!