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Spinach Artichoke Manicotti

This Spinach Artichoke Manicotti recipe is a great freezer meal recipe that can be made quickly, frozen, and used when you are ready for it. A nutritious meal that is packed with healthy fibers, you will love this recipe and will make it over and over again.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Manicotti, Spinach Artichoke, Spinach Artichoke Manicotti, Spinach Artichoke Manicotti Freezer Meal
Servings: 4 people

Equipment

  • gallon freezer bag

Ingredients

  • 16 oz Manicotti 1 package
  • 1 package Frozen Spinach Thawed and Drained
  • 1.5 Cups Artichoke Hearts Chopped
  • 3 Cups Mozzarella Cheese Shredded
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • pinch Crushed Red Pepper Flakes Optional
  • 4 tbsp Olive oil
  • 3 tsp Garlic Minced
  • 4 tbsp All-Purpose Flour
  • 4 Cup Milk
  • 1/2 C Parmesan Freshly Grated
  • 1/2 Lemon Juice
  • Parsley chopped Used for Garnish

Instructions

Freezer Directions

  • Label Freezer bag with Recipe name, cooking from freezer directions and expiration date (todays date plus three months).
  • Add all ingredients together, except noodles and cheese, into labeled gallon freezer bag. Set noodles/cheese aside to be used day of cooking. 
  • Store gallon bag in freezer for up to three months. 

Cooking Directions

  • Thaw overnight in fridge or in the morning in some warm water (meal may not be 100% thawed but that is ok)
  • Add freezer bag contents into slow cooker.  
  • Cook on low 3-4 hours
  • Add in Manicotti noodles and cheese the last 30 minutes of cooking.
  • Stir ,Serve, and Enjoy!