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Baked Manicotti

20 mins

8

What you are creating

Manicotti is a delicious Italian dish that is enjoyed by many people around the world. It is a type of pasta that is typically stuffed with a savory filling and baked in a tomato-based sauce. While it may seem like a complicated dish to make, it is actually quite simple and can be ready in just a few minutes with the right recipe.

To make manicotti in minutes, you will need to start by boiling your pasta until it is al dente. While your pasta is cooking, you can prepare your filling by mixing together ingredients like ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, spinach, and Italian seasoning. Once your pasta is cooked, you can stuff it with your filling and place it in a baking dish with your favorite tomato sauce.

Bake your manicotti in the oven for about 20-25 minutes, or until it is heated through and the cheese is melted and bubbly.

With this quick and easy recipe, you can enjoy the delicious flavors of manicotti without spending hours in the kitchen. It is the perfect dish for a busy weeknight or a cozy dinner at home. So next time you're craving Italian food, give this recipe a try and impress your family and friends with your culinary skills!

Directions:

  1. Cook manicotti in boiling water until al dente, about 10 minutes; drain and rinse with cold water.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

  3. Mix ricotta, garlic, 1/2 the mozzarella, 1/2 the Parmesan cheese, eggs, basil, salt, and pepper in a large bowl until well combined.

  4. Pour 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce into an 11x17-inch baking dish. Stuff each manicotti shell with cheese mixture using a piping bag, and arrange over sauce. Pour remaining sauce over the top of the shells and sprinkle with remaining cheeses.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until bubbly, about 45 minutes. Enjoy!





Ingredients
  • 1 box Manicotti Noodles

  • 16 oz Ricotta Cheese

  • 3 tsp of garlic paste

  • 3 tablespoons slightly dried basil

  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided

  • 2 large eggs

  • 16 oz Raos marinara sauce

  • salt and pepper

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Tags:

Italian Recipes, Manicotti Recipe, Baked Manicotti, How to make Manicotti

Categories:

Pasta, Italian

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