Meat Filled Manicotti
|Manicotti pieces||8 Ounce (Uncooked, 14 Pieces)|
|Ground beef||1 Pound|
|Soft bread crumbs||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Shredded mozzarella cheese||4 Ounce (1 Cup)|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped parsley||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Spaghetti sauce||32 Ounce (3 1/2 Cups)|
|Grated parmesan cheese||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Cook manicotti according to package directions; drain.
(Cool in a single layer on wax paper or aluminum foil to prevent the manicotti from sticking together.) Brown beef in skillet; drain and cool slightly.
Combine browned meat, egg, bread crumbs, mozzarella cheese, milk, parsley, salt and pepper; stuff into cooked manicotti.
Pour 1 cup sauce on bottom of 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
Arrange filled manicotti in single layer over sauce.
Add 1 cup water to remaining 2 1/2 cups spaghetti sauce and pour over manicotti.
Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 400° 40 minutes: Remove foil and bake 10 minutes longer.
Remove from oven and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.