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Beef and Cheese Manicotti
Pasta Main Dish
3/4 lb. ground beef
1/2 cup of chopped onion
2 small cloves of garlic, minced
1 cup of cream style cottage cheese
1/4 cup of grated parmesan cheese
1 beaten egg
2 Tbls. snipped parsley
8 packaged manicotti shells
1 15 oz. can of tomato-herb sauce
1/2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese


For filling, in a 10-inch skillet cook beef, onion and garlic until beef is brown and onion is tender. Drain off fat, stir in cottage cheese, parmesan cheese, egg and 2 Tbls. snipped parsley. Set aside.

Cook pasta in boiling salted water until firm yet tender, about 18 minutes. Drain. Rinse with cold water, then drain well.

Spoon about 1/3 cup of filling into each shell.

Arrange stuffed manicotti in a 12 x 7 1/2 by 2 in. baking dish.
Pour tomato-herb sauce over top. Cover with foil. Bake in a 350 degree F. oven about 35 minutes or until hot.

Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and a bit more parsley.

Preparation Time: prep. and cooking time 1 hour total Serves: 4
Recipe Origin: Italy
Submitted by:
diane turley
United States
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