Baked Manicotti - 7/17/04

Baked Manicotti

8 oz Manicotti, uncooked
1 15-oz. container part-skim ricotta cheese, whipped until smooth
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup sliced scallions
2 tsp parsley flakes
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 26-oz. jar spaghetti sauce
Grated Parmesan cheese for topping

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.

  2. In medium bowl, blend ricotta, Parmesan, egg and scallions. Stir in parsley, salt and pepper.

  3. Stuff pasta with cheese mixture. Arrange in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Pour spaghetti sauce evenly over pasta. Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese. Cover.

  4. Bake in a 350° F oven until hot, about 35 minutes.

Servings: 6
Source: National Pasta Association