Beef and Cheese Manicotti Recipe

Looking for an easy Beef and Cheese Manicotti recipe? Learn how to make Beef and Cheese Manicotti using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by nroehr

Makes 8 servings



Convenient. A favorite. Slightly time-consuming, but well worth it.

Recipe Ingredients for Beef and Cheese Manicotti

1 pound ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, small, minced
1 cup cottage cheese, 2% low fat, drained
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1 egg
2 tbsp. parsley
8 oz. pasta shells, packaged manicotti
15 oz. tomato sauce, can of herbed
1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
1/4 cup parsley, snipped

Recipe Directions for Beef and Cheese Manicotti

  1. For filling, in a 10-inch skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic until beef is brown and onion is tender. Drain off fat.

  2. Stir in cottage cheese, parmesan cheese, eggs and 2 Tbsp. snipped parsley. Set aside.

  3. Cook pasta in boiling salted water until firm yet tender - about 18 minutes. Drain. Rinse with cold water. Drain again.

  4. Spoon about 1/3 cup of filling into each shell.

  5. Arrange stuffed manicotti in 12 x 7-12 x 2 inch baking dish.

  6. Pour tomato herb sauce over top. Cover with foil. bake in 350 degree oven for 35 minutes or until heated through.

  7. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and garnish with additional parsley.

Categories

Beef, Cheese, Pasta, Main Dish, Italian, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 192.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.6g
13%
Saturated Fat
4.0g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
107mg
36%
Sodium
540mg
22%
Potassium
530mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
20.8g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
2.8g
Protein
28.9g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 13% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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