Note: This recipe will make either 2- 9 x 13 pans of manicotti, or 3- 8x8
Pans. Have pans
Sprayed with non-stick spray and ready to fill before following the
2 packages Manicotti -- (14 each)
1 pound Lean Ground Beef
1 box Stuffing -- Mix- Chicken
2 cups Cottage Cheese
2 cups Cheddar Cheese -- shredded
1/8 cup Parmesan Cheese -- grated
8 cups Spaghetti Sauce -- prepared
In a large bowl, mix dry stuffing mix (similar to Stove Top brand) and
Ground beef, eggs, cottage cheese, Parmsan cheese and cheddar cheese, to
Make a thick
Paste. Set mixture aside for 5 minutes so bread crumbs can absorb moisture.
Stuffing uncooked manicotti shells by hand, and place them side by side into
Baking pans. Continue until all shells have been filled and are placed as
Baking pans. Next, spoon spaghetti sauce evenly over shells until all sauce
To bake: Cover and bake in 350 degree F oven for 2 hours.
To freeze: Cover with foil tightly and mark each package. Freeze for up to 6
Bake, thaw overnight in refrigerator and bake according to instructions
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