Mexican Manicotti

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 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 water
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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Kim Phillips-Randolph Recipe
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Centralia, IL (pop. 13,032)
Member Since Apr 2011
Kim's notes for this recipe:
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!
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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.

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user Anna Sciancalepore Antoniello CiaoBella - Jun 15, 2011
Love the fact you can "make ahead". Gonna try this soon! Thanks
user Donna Brown gabbiegirl - Jun 15, 2011
This sounds great. I'm printing this one off.☺
user Christine Fernandez SuperMom77 - Sep 3, 2011
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user sandie roederer san0121 - Oct 2, 2011
Is picante sause the same as salsa?
user Barb Trauch oldgoat84 - Oct 7, 2011
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!

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