Mexican Manicotti

Kim Phillips-Randolph Recipe

By Kim Phillips-Randolph n2cookn

My Mom used to make this when we'd come for a visit. It's best served with Spanish rice, salsa and tortilla chips. A big family hit!

Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings


1 lb
lean ground beef
1 can(s)
refried beans
2 1/2 tsp
chili powder
1 1/2 tsp
oregano, dried
1 pkg
manicotti shells
2 1/2 c
1 jar(s)
picante sauce
2 c
sour cream
1 c
monterey jack cheese, shredded
1/4 c
green onions, sliced
1 jar(s)
black olived, sliced (optional)
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Directions Step-By-Step

In a bowl, combine the uncooked beef, beans, chili powder, oregano. Spoon into uncooked manicotti shells; arrange in a greased 13 in by 9 in by 2 in baking dish. Combine water and picante sauce; pour over shells. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Uncover and spoon sour cream over the top. Sprinkle with the cheese, onions and olives, if desired.
Bake 5 - 10 minutes longer or until the cheese is melted.