Farmhouse Manicotti With Optional Meat Sauce

Recipe by Debber
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 1 13x9 pan
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook, rinse & drain manicotti as per package directions.
  • While that is cooking, brown the meat in a medium frying pan; rinse & drain for low-fat applications!
  • Preheat oven to 350; grease 13x9 pan; set aside.
  • Mix meat and spaghetti sauce; spoon 3 cups of sauce into bottom of greased pan; set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine THREE cups mozzarella with ricotta and basil.
  • Spoon mixture into a ziplock bag, cut off one corner, squeeze into pasta shells; lay finished shells into sauce in pan.
  • After all shells have been filled and nestled cutely together, pour remaining sauce over shells.
  • Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella.
  • Bake for 15 minutes; sprinkle with parmesan; bake for 10 more minutes.
  • Serve immediately. Yum!
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