Saturday, February 12, 2011

Cheese Manicotti

The countdown to Valentine's Day continues and we've whipped up a delicious entrée. I know, manicotti may seem like a difficult feat but it's actually quite easy and your loved one will be very impressed by your mad skills!
15 oz Ricotta cheese
16 oz fresh Mozarella, drained and shredded
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 large egg
1/2 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp dried parsley
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp sea salt
Manicotti noodles, boiled per directions on box
Marinara Sauce
1/2 cup shredded mozzerella

Mix together the ricotta, fresh mozzarella, fresh Parmesan, eggs, and herbs in a large bowl and stir thoroughly.
Fill a pastry bag with the cheese and pipe them into the cooked Manicotti noodles
Place a 1/4 cup of sauce in the bottom of the pan and place the filled manicotti in the pan.
Cover the manicotti with shredded mozzerella.
Bake for 20-30min until the cheese in melted and bubbly.
 Like we said before very easy to make and very delicious. You can also team this entree with a previously posted Parmesan chicken recipe.


Anonymous said...

What temperature should you cook it at ??

Vickie Spieth said...

I bake mine at 350°