Don't-Cook-The-Pasta Manicotti

READY IN: 1hr 35mins
Recipe by Recipe Junkie

From the Recipe Hall of Fame Cookbook II. Preparation time includes standing time.

Top Review by regina rose

I also use Italian sausage and like the other reviews I too love-love-love this recipe.I'm always asked for the recipe whenever I serve this to guests.I reply with #178905 on the zaar. thanx for a wonderful recipe!!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large skillet, brown meat with and garlic.
  2. Drain well.
  3. Stir in 2 c tomato juice, tomato paste, sugar and seasonings.
  4. Simmer while preparing filling.
  5. In large bowl, combine 2 c mozzarell cheese, ricotta cheese, spinach, eggs and grated cheese.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Stuff dry pasta shells with cheese mixture.
  8. Arrange in a greased 9x13" baking dish.
  9. Spoon meat sauce evenly over shells.
  10. Pour remaining tomato juice on top.
  11. Cover with foil.
  12. Place pan on a baking sheet.
  13. Bake at 350 for 1 hour.
  14. Remove from oven.
  15. Remove foil and top with remaining mozzarella cheese.
  16. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

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