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Sandaidh's Stuffaroni

This is literally *my* recipe. I made it up. It's also a family favorite. Because this is one that really isn't written down, it's hard to come up with set quantities. How many noodles are needed depends on how tight you pack them. That, in turn, will determine how much tomato/spaghetti sauce is needed to cover the noodles, and how large a baking dish is needed. How much or little seasoning is used is a personal thing. I just sprinkle some in. As you can guess, this dish is never exactly the same twice in a row.

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  • Brown ground beef in pan.
  • Drain any grease, and let cool slightly.
  • Season to taste.
  • Pour about 1/4 inch layer of tomato or spaghetti sauce in the bottom of an oven proof baking dish.
  • Stuff dry manicotti noodles with seasoned ground beef.
  • They should be packed firm, but not so tight as to break the noodles.
  • Place filled noodles in the baking dish.
  • Continue until all the seasoned meat is used.
  • If there's just a tiny bit left, not enough to fill a noodle, sprinkle it over the top of the stuffed noodles.
  • Cover stuffed noodles with remaining tomato or spaghetti sauce.
  • Cover dish with aluminum foil, and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
  • When done, remove from oven, remove foil and sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese if desired.
  • Serve hot.
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"This is literally *my* recipe. I made it up. It's also a family favorite. Because this is one that really isn't written down, it's hard to come up with set quantities. How many noodles are needed depends on how tight you pack them. That, in turn, will determine how much tomato/spaghetti sauce is needed to cover the noodles, and how large a baking dish is needed. How much or little seasoning is used is a personal thing. I just sprinkle some in. As you can guess, this dish is never exactly the same twice in a row."
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  1. Narshmellow
    This made a really excellent dinner. Oddly enough I found this when I was browsing the low sodium section of the Zaar. With no amount listed for tomato/spaghetti sauce or the cheese it came up 0 for sodium. So I had to find some low sodium tomato sauce and make my own. Okay, other than that, it was a great dish. Easy, simple and a little work filling the pasta, but everyone got a kick out of it that it wasn't regular pasta. I added a little sour cream to the meat mixture just to bind it together for easier spooning. Thanks for a great recipe!
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  2. Tinkerbell
    Not only was this an easy one to make after work, and everyone liked it, but stuffin' the noodles was quite fun! I love cooking (chopping and preparing meats)that i can do while sitting down. This one was great. Thanks Sandaidh!
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  3. Robin W
    Very easy to make and great tasting to! The only thing I changed was I added shredded cheese to the meat mixture. This is a keeper for my family. Thanks for the recipe.
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  4. AnOkie2
    Wonderful! Followed the recipe to the letter, and the whole family loved it. The ONLY thing I will change next time is I'll use more sauce, and add just a touch of sugar to cut the bitterness. This was very easy to fix, and it's a keeper!
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  5. Chuck in Killbuck
    Sandaidh gave me this recipe early last spring and my neighbors and I have 'pigged out' on this a few times. We always use the spaghetti sauce and dice up one clove of garlic to add to it and I must say we all love it. So easy to make and so delicious. Deff. a 5 star in our book. We'll be making it again soon I know. Chuck
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