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Note: This recipe will make either 2- 9 x 13 pans of manicotti, or 3- 8×8
Pans. Have pans
Sprayed with non-stick spray and ready to fill before following the
Directions below:


  • 2 packages Manicotti -- (14 each)
  • 1 pound Lean Ground Beef
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 box Stuffing -- Mix- Chicken
  • 2 cups Cottage Cheese
  • 2 cups Cheddar Cheese -- shredded
  • 1/8 cup Parmesan Cheese -- grated
  • 8 cups Spaghetti Sauce -- prepared


In a large bowl, mix dry stuffing mix (similar to Stove Top brand) and
Seasoning packet,
Ground beef, eggs, cottage cheese, Parmsan cheese and cheddar cheese, to
Make a thick
Paste. Set mixture aside for 5 minutes so bread crumbs can absorb moisture.
Stuffing uncooked manicotti shells by hand, and place them side by side into
Baking pans. Continue until all shells have been filled and are placed as
Desired into
Baking pans. Next, spoon spaghetti sauce evenly over shells until all sauce
Has been

To bake: Cover and bake in 350 degree F oven for 2 hours.

To freeze: Cover with foil tightly and mark each package. Freeze for up to 6
Months. To
Bake, thaw overnight in refrigerator and bake according to instructions

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