Cassie *


This recipe is another most requested of my family and friends. I have taken these to potlucks, and are always loved.

I usually triple the batch when making them.


★★★★★ 2 votes

7 servings
25 Min
45 Min


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uncooked manicotti shells
1 lb
bulk italian sausage
3/4 lb
ground beef
2 clove
garlic, minced
2 c
shredded mozzarella cheese
1 - 3 oz
package cream cheese, cubed
1/4 tsp
4 c
spaghetti sauce, divided
1/4 c
parmesan cheese
1 tsp
italian seasoning

How to Make Manicotti


  • 1Cook manicotti shells according to package.

    In a large skillet, cook sausage and beef over medium heat until no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain. Cool for 10 minutes.
  • 2Drain shells and rinse with cold water. Stir mozzarella cheese, cream cheese, italian seasoning and salt into meat mixture.

    Spread 2 cups spaghetti sauce in a greased 13 x 9 in. baking dish.
  • 3Stuff each shell with about 1/4 cup meat mixture; arrange over sauce. Pour remaining sauce over top. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  • 4Cover and bake at 350 for 40 minute. Uncover; bake 10 minutes longer or until bubbly and heated through.

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About Manicotti

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta, Pork
Hashtag: #manicotti

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