Stuffed Spinach and Almond Ricotta Manicotti

By | September 19, 2019

This Stuffed Spinach and Almond Ricotta Manicotti has a rich tomato sauce, spinach, and our favorite almond ricotta for the perfect healthy meal.

Who doesn’t love a nostalgic meal? When we get a craving for gluten-free pasta, this hearty and healthy dish is our happy memory favorite!

Whether you’re batch cooking or whipping up quick weeknight meal that checks all the boxes, this Stuffed Spinach Almond Ricotta Manicotti has it all. The protein-packed Almond Ricotta is the perfect healthy dairy substitute. The sauteed spinach give this dish a boost of vitamins and flavor and assembly is a breeze. Just think your favorite recipe for Lasagna with a fun twist.

We’re all about eliminating waste here at Nutrition Stripped. With that in mind, feel free to utilize what you have in your fridge when it comes to making this Stuffed Spinach Almond Ricotta Manicotti. Sauteed kale or other hearty leafy greens are interchangeable with spinach. Or, add in sauteed mushrooms and zucchini for added texture and flavor. There really is no wrong answer when it comes to what you like, so get creative!

Healthy Hacks

Time is precious, and we want to help you get the best return for your time when it comes to cooking. If you had a long day, and still craving Almond Ricotta but don’t have time for an overnight soak? Here’s how you do it.

  • add almonds and 4 cups water to a medium sauce-pan
  • gently simmer almonds over low heat until slightly tender or very al dente, about 15 minutes
  • drain water and allow to cool

If you’re like us, and love Almond Ricotta, check out some of our other favorite almond ricotta recipes:

This Easy Tomato Basil Omelet is the perfect quick breakfast or brunch options. We even make it ourselves for a quick lunch or dinner option!

You shouldn’t need an excuse when to make the perfect healthy pancakes, and when it comes to Almond Lemon Ricotta Pancakes, you won’t need one!

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