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Homemade Manicotti Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jamie Anne Marshall- Broken Arrow, OK
Added: Saturday, March 4, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Jennie's spaghetti sauce:
1 lb. ground pork sausage
1 purple onion
3-4 garlic cloves
1 15-oz. can tomato sauce
1 28-oz.. can crushed tomatoes
2 fresh, plum tomatoes, chopped (optional)
1 T. basil
1 T. oregano
1/8 t. ground pepper
pinch sugar
dash salt
Crepe noodles:
1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1 c. milk
3 eggs
1/2 t. salt
Filling:
16 oz. cottage cheese
1/4 c. Romano cheese, grated
1 egg
1 T. flat, fresh parsley

Directions:
Directions:
Jennie's spaghetti sauce:
Brown sausage; drain. Add onion and garlic; sautÚ for 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients; simmer for 15 minutes.
Crepe noodles:
Place flour in a bowl; whisk in milk, eggs, and salt until smooth. Pour 1/4 C. batter onto hot greased 8-in. skillet; spread to 5-in. circle. Cook over medium heat until set; do not brown or turn. Repeat with remaining batter, making 10 crepes. Stack crepes between waxed paper; set aside
Filling:
Combine cheeses, egg, and parsley.
Putting it all together:
Pour half the spaghetti sauce into ungreased 13 X 9 X 2-in. glass baking dish. Spoon 3-4 T. filling down the center of each crepe; roll-up. Place crepe seam-side down, over sauce. Pour remaining sauce over the top. Cover and bake at 350║ F for 20 minutes or until heated throughout. Sprinkle with Romano cheese, if desired. Serve immediately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a new family favorite which combines my sister, Jennie's, spaghetti sauce recipe and a recipe I found for making homemade manicotti. Not as good as my mother's lasagna, but a close 2nd. Bon appetit!

 

 

 

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