MANICOTTI

 

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Ingredients

  • Filling ingredients:
  • 1/2 lb. ground beef
  • 2 tbls chopped onions
  • 2 slices of bread, torn apart in little pcs.
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • dash of pepper
  • Sauce Ingredients:
  • 2 oz. mushroom pcs.
  • 8 oz. tomato sauce
  • 6 oz. tomato paste
  • 2 tbls onion
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • dash pepper
  • 1/4 cup parmesean cheese
  • Other ingredients:
  • 1 box manicotti noodles
  • 4 oz mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • Cook burger and onions in large skillet until meat is brown. Drain fat.
  • Stir in remaining filling ingredients.
  • Fill uncooked noodles with filling ingredients packing from both ends.
  • Place in ungreased baking pan 8x8 or 9x9.
  • Before cooking, preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Add all sauce ingredients to a saucepan and warm over medium heat.
  • Pour warmed sauce over shells
  • Cover with foil and bake until tender 1 1/2 - 1 3/4 hours.
  • Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese.
  • Cool 5-10 minutes before serving.
  • (Feel free to leave out the mushrooms and or onions if you do not like them.)

Notes

I got this recipe from my high school Foods class and I have been making it ever since. It is excellent.

(Feel free to leave out the mushrooms and or onions if you do not like them.)

Categories: Italian  Main Dish  Misc. One Dish  Oven  Pasta 

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