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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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1On stove top cook noodles to package directions.

2Sauté 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.

3In 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.

4Bake at 350° for 30 minutes.

5Enjoy!

About this Recipe

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