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Hearty Manicotti

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Hearty Manicotti
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
30 min
Servings
8
Calories
948

Ingredients
  • 1 lb. sweet Italian sausage links
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cans (8 oz. each) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 2-1/2 tsp. dried basil, divided
  • 1-1/2 tsp. salt, divided
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 4 cups (30 oz.) Sargento® Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese
  • 1-1/4 cups (5 oz.) Sargento® Artisan Blends® Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 3-1/2 cups (15 oz.) Sargento® Traditional Cut Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) manicotti shells, cooked according to package directions
Directions
  1. Combine 1/4 cup water and sausage in large covered saucepan; cook over medium heat 5 minutes
  2. Uncover and allow sausage to brown well
  3. Drain sausage on paper towels; set aside
  4. Brown beef and onion in same saucepan over medium heat; drain
  5. Stir in tomato purée, tomato paste, sugar, pepper, 1 tsp
  6. basil, 1 tsp
  7. salt and 1 cup water; cover and simmer 45 minutes
  8. Cut sausage into bite-size pieces; add to beef mixture
  9. Simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally
  10. Combine eggs, Ricotta, Parmesan and 2 cups Mozzarella cheese, parsley, 1-1/2 tsp
  11. basil and 1/2 tsp
  12. salt in large bowl
  13. Spoon into manicotti pasta shells; set aside
  14. Spoon half of meat sauce into large shallow baking pan or two 11x7-inch pans
  15. Place cheese-stuffed pasta shells on top
  16. Spoon remaining meat sauce over manicotti
  17. Sprinkle with remaining Mozzarella
  18. Bake in preheated 375°F oven 30 minutes or until heated through

Serving Size 8

Calories 948

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 57.40g 88%
Sat. Fat 29.50g 148%
Mono Unsat. Fat 20.30
Poly Unsat. Fat 4.30g
Cholesterol 219mg 73%
Sodium 2078mg 87%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 43g 14%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 0g
Protein 67g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 156RE
Vitamin C 10mg 17%
Calcium 943mg 94%
Iron 5mg 28%