Old World Manicotti

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 1,464


12 large manicotti shells
4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
2 cups ricotta cheese
6 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, or 2 tablespoons dried
1 (26-ounce) jar prepared spaghetti sauce, divided
1/2 cup grated or Parmesan or Romano cheese


Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; rinse with cool water. Let pasta dry on paper towels.

Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In medium bowl, stir together 3 cups mozzarella with ricotta and basil. Using a teaspoon, carefully stuff pasta shells with prepared cheese mixture. Spoon 2 cups spaghetti sauce into prepared baking dish. Arrange stuffed pasta over sauce; pour remaining sauce over top of pasta and sprinkle with remaining mozzarella. Bake 15 minutes; sprinkle with grated cheese, and bake 10 minutes longer. Serve hot.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 1,464
Calories from Fat: 370

This Old World Manicotti recipe is from the Best of the Best from the East Coast Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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