A family favorite that may easily can be doubled --- the chili powder and cumin can be adjusted to taste.
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- 4 ounces manicotti, cooked only until firm-tender
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 tablespoons fresh minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 -2 teaspoon dried chili pepper flakes (or to taste, add in if you like spicy) (optional)
- 1 small green bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
- seasoning salt
- 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 1 tablespoon chili powder (or to taste)
- 1/2 tablespoon cumin (or to taste)
- 1/2 cup prepared salsa (medium heat or spicy)
- 1/3 cup sour cream
- grated parmesan cheese
- 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded (or to taste)
- 1 head lettuce
- 2 tomatoes, chopped
- 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
- 1Set oven to 350 degrees.
- 2Grease a 2-quart baking dish.
- 3In a heavy skillet brown the ground beef with onions, garlic, bell pepper, oregano and chili flakes (about 6 minutes) drain fat.
- 4Add in 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese and season with seasoning salt and black pepper to taste.
- 5Stir in the salsa and continue to cook for about 5-6 minutes.
- 6Remove from heat and stir in sour cream.
- 7Stuff the cooked manicotti shells with the meat mixture.
- 8Arrange the shells in the baking dish.
- 9Sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese lighty over the shells.
- 10Cover tightly with foil and bake 15-20 minutes.
- 11Uncover and sprinkle the grated cheddar cheese over and return to oven uncovered for another 5-7 minutes.
- 12Serve with shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes and chopped bell peppers.
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Nutritional Facts for Mexican Stuffed Manicotti Shells
Serving Size: 1 (494 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 724.3
- Calories from Fat 391
- Total Fat 43.5 g
- Saturated Fat 22.7 g
- Cholesterol 152.1 mg
- Sodium 810.3 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 38.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 5.4 g
- Sugars 6.7 g
- Protein 46.2 g