Baked Manicotti With Meat Sauce

Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep
1 hr
Cook
45 mins

I think this originally came in Women's Day magazine, back when they had a skinny 6 or 8 page cookbook, in a strip, in the center of the magazine. I started making this as a newly wed, and it is still a family favorite. I usually double the recipe and freeze at least 1/2 of the stuffed noodles, since that is the most time consuming part. Serve with a sald and garlic bread, and a good bottle of red wine !

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Make filling by mixing first 8ingredients and 1 cup parmesan cheese.
  2. Blend thoroughly.
  3. Cook meat with garlic and onions
  4. Sprinkle with salt and drain grease.
  5. Stuff cooked noodles (gently) with filling.
  6. Butter 12x15 baking dish.
  7. Spoon tomato sauce in bottom of dish to cover.
  8. Place stuffed shells in dish to completely fill.
  9. Sprinkle meat over and around shells.
  10. Spoon tomato sauce over shells generously.
  11. Sprinke with 1/2 cup parmesan.
  12. Cover with foil.
  13. Bake at 350°F for 45 minutes.