Manicotti

Recipe by kzbhansen
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the crushed tomatoes and tomato paste with water, brown sugar, oregano, basil and garlic in a large sauce pan.
  • Cover and cook slowly for an hour, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and add 1 cup mozzarella cheese into the sauce and 1/4 cup parmesan cheese to the sauce.
  • Meanwhile brown beef and onion in a frying pan, separating meat into chunks. Drain and add 1 cup of mozzarella, bread crumbs, parsley, salt and pepper.
  • Cook the manicotti for about 4 minutes in hot water; drain.
  • Place 1 cup of the sauce in the bottom of 9x13-inch pan and spread evenly.
  • Fill manicotti with beef mixture and place on top of the sauce in the pan in 1 even layer.
  • Add any leftover beef to the sauce mixture.
  • Top with remaining sauce and sprinkle with 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake at 350° for 45 minutes.
  • Let stand 5 minutes before cutting.
  • *Update*.
  • Leftovers may be frozen in airtight bags then reheated in boiling water or microwave after fully thawing.
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