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cheese manicotti

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lisa Swarm
Indianapolis, IN

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.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cheese manicotti

  • 8 oz
    fresh mushrooms
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 c
    mozzarella cheese, shredded (divided)
  • 1 c
    cottage cheese, small curd
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2
  • 1/4 c
    parsley flakes1/2
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 8
    manicotti shells
  • 16 oz
    spaghetti sauce

How To Make cheese manicotti

  • 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