Easy Manicotti Recipe

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Easy Manicotti

Lori Borgmann

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@petloverinNE

I used to hate stuffing manicotti. The noodles were always slippery and it never failed, they would always rip on me. I ran across this idea, gave it a try and it's wonderful! Easy to stuff and really yummy!


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Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 pkg
manicotti shells
1 lb
lean hamburger
1/2 c
chopped onion
1 clove
finely diced garlic - i used a garlic press
14
pieces of string cheese
1 pkg
8 oz shredded mozzarella cheese
1 jar(s)
spaghetti sauce - i use prego 3 cheese sauce

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook manicotti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce. Spread half of the meat sauce into a greased 9X13 baking dish.
2
Drain manicotti and stuff each shell with a piece of string cheese. Place over meat sauce and top with remaining meat sauce. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until heated through.
3
Sprinkle with shredded mozzarella cheese. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until the cheese is melted.
4
*NOTE* To mix things up you can also make this with a mexican flare. Use pepper-jack string cheese, taco seasoning with the hamburer and add salsa to make the meat mixture saucey. Then use mexican 4-blend shredded cheese on top! Yummy too!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy