Beef Stuffed Manicotti

Beef Stuffed Manicotti


"This recipe, adapted to use the traditional flavors of Classico® Pasta Sauce, was originally submitted by Allrecipes home cook teppij."


1 h 10 m servings 611 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 611 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 30.5 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.2g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 39.9 g
  • 80%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 101 mg
  • 34%
  • Sodium:
  • 1011 mg
  • 40%

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 pasta sauce and top with the remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Bake in preheated oven for 50 minutes.
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  1. 15 Ratings


Tasty and easy recipe. I followed the recipe as is and it turned out great! I put the stuffing in a freezer bag and snipped the corner to pipe the stuffing into the manicotti.

The filling is quite bland as written and was in desperate of herbs and spices. I sauteed minced onion and garlic and added it to the browned beef. There's nothing Italian about cottage cheese s...

this was an easy dish to prepare, i would suggest getting an icing bag to fill the shells. the flavor was good. this dish should impress the majority of people who eat it. thanks allrecipes

i made this tonight for my husband and he loved it all i did to change it a little was add some mild shredded cheddar cheese inside and out and he loved it .

Super tasty, full of flavor. Only down fall was that it took alot of time!

It's a good go to dinner.

Yum! I used Classico Tomato and sausage (by accident) but soo yum. I added fresh basil and garlic with the beef when i was cooking and also added spinach when stuffing the pasta.

Great Recipe but I must say the stuffing seemed a little dull so I added some red pepper flakes, parsley, and italian seasoning. Turned out great and lots of flavor!! The only down fall was tha...

I didn't like it too much!