Main Dishes

Mama’s Meaty Manicotti

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Mama’s Meaty Manicotti is deliciously rich and creamy Italian seasoned meat and three-cheese gooey ricotta spinach stuffing.

6
12 manicotti shells (save plastic storage trays from box)
1 pound hamburger
1 small onion, finely diced
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
½ teaspoon salt
? teaspoon pepper
1 cup fresh spinach leaves, torn into pieces
1 (28 oz) can San Marzano peeled tomatoes
3 garlic cloves, finely minced
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
½ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon onion powder
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 (6 oz) can tomato paste
? cup parmesan cheese, shredded
½ cup half and half
1 (15 oz) container ricotta cheese
½ cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, grated
1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated
6 fresh basil leaves, torn
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon salt
? teaspoon pepper
2 eggs, lightly beaten
½ cup Parmesan-Reggiano cheese, grated
½ cup mozzarella cheese, grated
Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Salt the water and cook the manicotti tubes until they are just shy of al dente, about 5 to 6 minutes. Drain, and place them back individually into the plastic storage...
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Nutritions

Calories
1600

Sodium
1298mg
54% DV

Fat
47g
72% DV

Protein
99g
198% DV

Carbs
179g
60% DV

Fiber
12g
50% DV