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Meaty Cheese Manicotti

Posted by on Feb. 7, 2013 at 10:51 PM
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     Meaty Cheese Manicotti

                       Meaty Cheese Manicotti Recipe

An 8-ounce package of manicotti shells has 14 shells; a couple may break, so we count on using 12 shells in this recipe.

Yield: Makes 6 servings


  • (8-ounce) package uncooked manicotti shells
  • 1/2 pound hot Italian sausage
  • 1/2 pound ground round
  • medium onion, chopped 
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine 
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano, drained 
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese 
  • 3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; rinse in cold water. Drain. Place in a single layer on a wire rack; set aside.
  2. Remove casings from sausage, and discard. Cook sausage, ground round, and onion in a large skillet, stirring until meat crumbles and is no longer pink. Drain and set aside.
  3. Add wine to skillet, stirring to loosen browned bits; bring to a boil. Add whipping cream and next 3 ingredients; reduce heat, and simmer, stirring often, 15 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; cover and set aside.
  4. Combine meat mixture, tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese. Spoon mixture evenly into 12 manicotti shells; arrange shells in a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish.
  5. Bake, covered, at 350° for 20 minutes. Uncover and pour cream mixture evenly over shells; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 10 more minutes. Broil, 5 1/2 inches from heat, 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned.
by on Feb. 7, 2013 at 10:51 PM
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by on Feb. 7, 2013 at 10:53 PM

 DH would love this one! I usually just do cheese/spinach.

by Margaret on Feb. 7, 2013 at 10:53 PM
That looks so good!
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by Bronze Member on Feb. 7, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Looks good!

by Member on Feb. 8, 2013 at 10:32 AM

the boys would love this

by Danelle on Feb. 8, 2013 at 10:41 AM

That looks yummy

by Laina on Feb. 8, 2013 at 11:10 AM

thanks we would like these

by Silver Member on Feb. 8, 2013 at 12:35 PM


by Member on Feb. 8, 2013 at 12:47 PM
That looks delicious, thanks for sharing, i will definitely make this
by Bronze Member on Feb. 8, 2013 at 1:24 PM

Now those look great!

by on Feb. 8, 2013 at 2:31 PM

This looks like a great meal!!

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