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Easy Three Cheese Manicotti

Easy Three Cheese Manicotti Recipe - This Easy Three Cheese Manicotti is a delicious combination of ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan, this dish makes a perfect weeknight meal yet is fancy enough for a company dinner.
Course Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Author Rob

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg manicotti shells
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 15 oz ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 24 oz jar of your favorite sauce. Or make your own!
  • 2 tbsp parsley, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. 1. Cook manicotti about 8-10 minutes or until Al dente, drain, and lay on parchment paper to cool and dry

    2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

    3. Prepare a 9 x13 baking dish by spreading a thin layer of pasta sauce along the bottom

    4. Using a large bowl, mix together mozzarella, ricotta, parmesan, eggs, parsley, salt, and pepper until smooth.

    5. Using a knife, gently slice the manicotti noodle to open it up. Add cheese filling and close the noodle back up placing it in the baking dish, seam side down

    6. Arrange manicotti in a single layer in the baking dish. When all manicotti are filled, cover the top with remaining pasta sauce

    7. Cover dish with foil and bake for 35-40 minutes.

    8. Remove foil and sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top. Bake for another 10 minutes or until cheese has fully melted.

    9 Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes