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EASY CHEESY MANICOTTI

Yield

4 servings

Time

1 hour 10 minutes

Make this easy cheese manicotti dish at home with tender noodles covered in marinara sauce and filled with a flavorful mix of ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan.

INGREDIENTS

‣ 8 pieces manicotti ‣ 24 ounces marinara sauce, or spaghetti sauce, any flavor, divided ‣ 15 ounces ricotta cheese ‣ 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, plus more for topping ‣ 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese ‣ 2 large eggs ‣ 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley, plus more for garnish ‣ 1/2 teaspoon salt, to taste ‣ 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, to taste

Start off by preparing the manicotti per package instructions. Drain the water, then set them aside on some parchment paper to cool.

1 - MAKE THE MANICOTTI

2

Prepare the filling by mixing together ricotta, mozzarella, parmesan, egg, parsley, salt, and pepper.

MAKE THE FILLING

3

Fill the manicotti pasta with the cheesy filling. You can do this either with your hands, pastry bag, or any other method that works best for you.

FILL THE MANICOTTI

4

Pour some red sauce into a 9×13 baking dish, covering the bottom. Lay the prepared manicotti on top of the sauce in an even layer.

PLACE IN A DISH

5

drizzle the more red sauce on top. Once done, cover with aluminum foil and send it off to bake!

TOP WITH SAUCE