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Manicotti Di Pasqua

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time30 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 30 mins

Using Colavita Lasagne and marinara sauce, a traditional manicotti di pasqua recipe is updated using the freshest and most flavorful ingredients.

Manicotti Di Pasqua

 1 lb Colavita Lasagne
 6 cups homemade marinara sauce
 8 oz package fresh spinach
 1 tbsp Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 Salt and pepper, to taste
 ¼ tsp freshly ground nutmeg
 2 cups ricotta cheese
 ½ cup grated parmigiano cheese + extra for topping
 ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
 2 eggs

Boil lasagna until they are pliable but not cooked all the way. Rinse in cold water and pat dry.


Place fresh spinach along with 2 tablespoons of water and 1 tablespoon olive oil in small frying pan; add salt, pepper and nutmeg and cook until wilted about ten minutes. Drain well; squeeze all water out of the spinach. In a medium bowl, mix ricotta, Parmigiano, mozzarella, eggs and spinach. Mix well; keep in refrigerator until ready to use.


Place a layer of sauce on bottom of baking pan Cut each strip of lasagna in half and spread 1 or 2 tablespoons of ricotta mixture on pasta, roll and place seam down in the baking dish.


Continue until all lasagna is used; pour sauce over top and sprinkle with additional Parmigiano. Cover and bake for 30 minutes; uncover and bake 10 minutes more. Allow to sit for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 559
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g51%

Saturated Fat 17g85%
Cholesterol 161mg54%
Sodium 1457mg61%
Total Carbohydrate 36g12%

Dietary Fiber 5g20%
Protein 30g60%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.