Total Time
55mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 25 mins

A very easy and tasty Italian alternative to Lasagna that even has kids begging for more!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Brown beef or sausage in skillet. Drain grease. Add canned tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, and water. Bring to simmer and reduce heat.
  2. Meanwhile, cook manicotti noodles as directed on package. Do NOT overcook. Noodles will finish cooking during baking process. Set aside to cool.
  3. Prepare filling. Mix all ingredients together well and place in plastic pastry bag with open tip or ziplock bag with corner cut approximately 1".
  4. Pipe filling into each manicotti noodle. Place in greased baking dish.
  5. Cover with sauce. Top with remaining Mozzarella cheese.
  6. Cover pan with foil and Bake 25-30 minutes at 350 degrees.