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
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  • 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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About Old-World Manicotti

Course/Dish: Pasta

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