Cheese Manicotti

Lisa Swarm

By
@ShoeGirl

My husband has had this recipe for years and the first time he made it for me I was hooked. He is not certain where he acquired it but I always ask him to make it for me on my birthday. I love this dish and am so glad he makes this for me. I know I am spoiled when he cooks this for me.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CHEESE FILLING

8 oz
fresh mushrooms
1 Tbsp
butter
2 c
mozzarella cheese, shredded (divided)
1 c
cottage cheese, small curd
1/2 c
parmesan cheese, grated
2
eggs
1/4 c
parsley flakes1/2
1/2 tsp
salt

OTHER ITEMS

8
manicotti shells
16 oz
spaghetti sauce

Directions Step-By-Step

1
On stove top cook noodles to package directions.
2
Sauté mushrooms on stove top in butter. In large bowl whisk eggs and add mushrooms. To eggs mix one cup mozzarella cheese, cottage cheese, parmesan cheese, salt and parsley.
3
In two quart baking dish put 1/2 cup of spaghetti sauce. Fill each of the 8 shells with cheese filling mixture placing each in baking dish careful to not stack. Pour remaining spaghetti sauce over the top of noodles. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup of mozzarella cheese.
4
Bake at 350° for 30 minutes.
5
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #cheese, #manicotti