Meat Filled Manicotti

Meat Filled Manicotti

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"This is a tasty and filling dish that can be nicely paired with a green salad if desired."

Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 668 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 668 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 33.3 g
  • 51%
  • Carbs:
  • 50.5g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 40.1 g
  • 80%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 104 mg
  • 35%
  • Sodium:
  • 1249 mg
  • 50%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain and cool. Reserve.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet brown beef on medium heat. Drain and cool.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Combine beef, cottage cheese, 1 cup mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, egg whites and oregano. Mix well. Stuff shells with mixture.
  5. Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish. Pour enough spaghetti sauce in dish to cover the bottom. Place stuffed noodles in the dish. Cover with spaghetti sauce and top with the remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Bake in preheated oven for 50 minutes.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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THE KEY TO EASY MANICOTTI IS TO JUST BOIL THE PASTA TO HALF THE RECCOMENDED TIME ON THE PACKAGE- THEN PLACE COLD WATER OVER MANICOTTI. WHEN COOLED, REMOVE FROM WATER AND STUFF WITH PASTRY BAG O...

WOW, WOW, and WOW! I used ricotta instead of cottage, and I used mozerella/provolone mixture. Put a lil onion and garlic in with the hamburger while cooking, and WOW!

Ricotta was used instead of cottage cheese. Having no pastry bags, I stuffed a ziploc baggie with the filling and snipped off one corner. Added the topping mozzerella at the last five minutes....

This was really good, although I changed it a bit. I added one package frozen spinach and accidentally put all of the cheese in the hamburger mixture. Plus, I added more seasonings including p...

This is a fantastic recipe! I made only a couple of changes...substituted ricotta for the cottage cheese and mixed just a little bit of the spaghetti sauce in with the filling mixture. Don't w...

Very tasty dish! I added onions while I cooked the ground beef for a little extra flavor. Anyone who is skeptical of using cottage cheese - don't be - it's better than ricotta, not as dry. My...

The best Manicotti I have made. I didn't cook the pasta very long and found it was easier to stuff. The only changes I made was added a little onion as I was browning the beef and salt and pep...

This turned out very well for me. For the most part I stuck to the recipe, but I did use ricotta instead of cottage cheese, and added 1 egg, garlic powder and onion powder to the cheese/beef mi...

Tried this recipe for a large dinner party. It was a HUGE hit. A bit time consuming but definitely worth it. I used Ricotta cheese instead of cottage cheese, and I spiced up the meat with oni...