Friday, February 6, 2009

Recipe of the Day

Manicotti (the easy way)

1 pkg Barilla no boil lasagna noodles.

Cheese filling:
3 cups ricotta cheese
2 cups grated parmesan cheese
8 oz. mozzarella, shredded
2 Large eggs, lightly beaten
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
2 tablespoons chopped basil

To assemble: Pour 1 inch of boiling water into a 13x9 (broiler safe) pan. add the noodles one at a time. let the noodles soak until pliable (about 5 minutes). then remove the noodles and place on a clean kitchen towel. add about 1 1/2 cups of your favorite tomato sauce to the bottom of the pan. spoon 1/4 cup of the cheese mixture evenly on the bottom 3/4 of each noodle. fill the pan and add more tomato sauce to the top. (make sure the pasta is completely covered). cover with aluminum foil and bake @ 375 degrees until bubbling (about 40 minutes). Sprinkle the top with the leftover parmesan and broil until spotty brown (4-6 minutes) cool a bit, serve, and enjoy!


Hopie said...

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Doty Family said...

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