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Old World Manicotti Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
JoAnn Krumrey
Added: Saturday, June 23, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 Large manicotti shells
4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese divided
2 cups ricotta cheese
6 T chopped fresh basil or 2 T. dried basil
1 (26 oz) jar prepared spaghetti sauce divided
1/2 cup Parmesan or Romano cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350'. Spray 13 x 9 inch baking dish with Pam. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cool water. Let pasta dry on paper towels. For filling, in medium bowl, stir together 3 cups mozzarella with ricotta and fresh basil. Using a teaspoon, carefully stuff pasta shells with prepared cheese mixture. Spoon 2 cups of spaghetti sauce into prepared baking dish. Arrange stuffed pasta over the sauce. Pour remaining sauce over the top of the pasta. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella. Bake 15 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan. Bake for 10 minutes longer. Serve right away.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 to 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Kids love this and so do adults. I've served it at a party with salad and chip with dips.

 

 

 

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