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Old-World Manicotti Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mom and Dad

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 large manicotti shells
4 c. mozzarella cheese, divided
2 c. ricotta cheese
6 tbsp. chopped fresh basil or 1 tbsp. dried basil
1 (26 oz.) jar prepared spaghetti sauce, divided
1/2 c. grated parmesan or romano cheeses

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Spray 13 x 9 inch baking pan with non stick spray (or grease with your oil of choice).
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 the ricotta and fresh basil. Using a 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.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
40 minutes

 

 

 

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