Old-World Manicotti

Old-world Manicotti Recipe

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Cindee Vett


This is from "Grandma's Kitchen" Treasured Family Recipes. I haven't tried it yet but it sounds good :)

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20 Min
25 Min


large manicotti shells
4 c
shredded mozzerella cheese, divided
2 c
ricotta cheese`
6 Tbsp
fresh basil, chopped
26 oz
spaghetti sauce (4 cups plus 2 ounces)
1/2 c
parmesan or romano cheese, freshly grated

How to Make Old-World Manicotti


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 13x9 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  • 2Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; rinse with cool water. Let pasta dry on paper towels.
  • 3For filling:In a medium bowl, stir together 3 cups mozzerella with the ricotta and fresh basil. Using a teaspoon or piping bag, either stuff or pipe the mixture into the manicotti shells.
  • 4Spoon 2 cups spaghetti sauce into the prepared baking dish. Arrange stuffed manicotti over sauce. Pour remaining sauce over the top of the pasta, sprinkle with remaining mozzerella.
  • 5Bake manicotti for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with the parmesan or romano, bake for 10 minutes longer. serve immediately.

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About Old-World Manicotti

Course/Dish: Pasta