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old-world manicotti

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Cindee Vett
Eugene, OR

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

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For old-world manicotti

  • 12
    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

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 13x9 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  • 2
    Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; rinse with cool water. Let pasta dry on paper towels.
  • 3
    For 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.
  • 4
    Spoon 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.
  • 5
    Bake manicotti for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with the parmesan or romano, bake for 10 minutes longer. serve immediately.

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