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manicotti crepes

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

A unique way to make homemade manicotti. Tastes great too.

yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For manicotti crepes

  • 6 lg
    eggs room temperature
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • filling
  • 2 lb
    ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan grated
  • 1 tsp
  • 12 oz
    mozarrella cheese divided
  • 2 lg
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh basil
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 jar
    favorite spaghetti sauce or make your own

How To Make manicotti crepes

  • 1
    Combine the 6 eggs, flour, water, and salt until smooth. Let sit at room temperature for 1 hour.
  • 2
    Lightly oil a small nonstick skillet and place over medium heat. Pour 1/4 cup batter in hot skillet holding skillet above the heat and swirl the batter around in a circle to make the crepe. Once crepe is dry on the bottom but not browned. Flip crepe over and cook 30 seconds. Remove from pan and let it cool. Repeat until all batter is used up. Will make about 12 crepes.
  • 3
    Mix all the filling ingredients except spaghetti sauce and 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese. Place about 1/2 cup ricotta mixture onto each crepe.
  • 4
    Place each filled crepe in sprayed baking pans. Top the crepes with spaghetti sauce and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese and place back into oven until cheese is melted.

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