Manicotti Florentine

Manicotti Florentine

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Ingredients

  • 12
    manicotti shells
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 c
    ricotta cheese
  • 2 c
    mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 3/4 c
    mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/4 c
    spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1
    egg, beaten (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp
    basil, freshly torn in pieces
  • 1 Tbsp
    parsley, finely chopped sprigs
  • pinch
    salt
  • pinch
    pepper
  • 26 oz
    marinara sauce

How to Make Manicotti Florentine

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Cook noodles according to directions; drain, transfer to pan of cold water - Add 2 tablespoons olive oil to prevent sticking.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients (except marinara sauce and reserved cheese) in medium bowl and mix well.
  4. Pour 2 cups marinara sauce in a 9x13 pan (or glass).
  5. Pat excess water from shells, fill with cheese, spinach mixture and lay in pan.
  6. Pour remaining sauce over shells and sprinkle with reserved cheese; bake 15-20 minutes uncovered.
  7. NOTE: You can omit egg and salt but increase Ricotta cheese to 2 cups and Mozzarella cheese to 2 cups in bowl - needed to fill 12 shells.

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About Manicotti Florentine

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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