Spinach and Cheese Manicotti


  • 1/2 cup full-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup chopped baby spinach
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning blend
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 8 ounces dry manicotti
  • 24 ounces marinara sauce
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • In a large bowl, mix ricotta, 1/2 cup mozzarella, and Parmesan until smooth. Mix in egg, spinach, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and garlic powder until well combined.
  • Place mixture into a piping bag and cut 1" off the end of the bag. Pipe mixture into manicotti. Pour 1 cup of marinara sauce and vegetable broth into an Instant Pot®. Place half of the manicotti in the pot, then 1 cup marinara sauce. Add remaining manicotti, then remaining 1 cup marinara sauce, and top with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella.
  • Place the lid on the pot and click into place to close. Press the Pressure Cook button and adjust the timer to 8 Minutes. When the timer beeps, quick-release the pressure until float valve drops. Unlock lid. Serve warm.
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