Easy Manicotti

Easy Manicotti Recipe

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Lori Borgmann

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@loborobi72

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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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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

How to Make Easy Manicotti

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!

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About Easy Manicotti

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




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