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Old World Manicotti Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Madelyn Newsome
Added: Friday, October 30, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 large manicotti shells
4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
2 cups ricotta cheese
6 tbsp. chopped fresh basil OR 2 tbsp. dried basil
1 26 oz. jar spaghetti sauce, divided
1/2 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Spray 13"x9" baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; 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 teaspoon, carefully stuff pasta shells with prepared cheese mixture.

Spoon 2 cups spaghetti sauce into prepared baking dish. Arrange stuffed pasta over sauce. Pour remaining spaghetti sauce over top of pasta. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella.

Bake manicotti for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with the Parmesan: bake for 10 minutes longer. Serve immediately.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Preparation time 20 minutes
Cooking time 25 minutes
Serves 6

 

 

 

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