Sausage-Stuffed Manicotti

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is a family favorite. The trickiest part is stuffing the manicotti. It helps if you use a large Ziploc bag with a corner cut out.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil manicotti noodles 8 minutes and drain; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile make the filling by combining sausage, 1 cup mozzarella, 1 cup provolone, breadcrumbs and eggs.
  3. Pour 3/4 cup sauce into a greased 9x13 baking dish and spread so it covers the whole bottom of the dish.
  4. Stuff manicotti with the filling.
  5. Arrange the filled manicotti in the baking dish in a single layer (you may need an additional 8 inch square baking dish for all of the manicotti or use a large lasagna baking dish, if you prefer. Sometimes I freeze the remaining stuffed manicotti shells to use for another meal or snack).
  6. Top the manicotti with the remaining spaghetti sauce.
  7. Cover with foil and bake at 375 degrees for about 25 minutes.
  8. Uncover and sprinkle with remaining mozzarella, provolone and parmesan cheese.
  9. Bake for another 5-10 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  10. Enjoy.
Most Helpful

I did cut this recipe in half for just the 2 of us & used a mild Italian sausage as well, along with homemade sauce! Still had some wonderful manicotti, & now have this very nice recipe tucked away in my keeper file! Thanks for sharing it! [Made & reviewed in Everyday Is a Holiday recipe tag]

Sydney Mike September 28, 2011