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Turkey Stuffed Manicotti

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Ingredients
  Manicotti shells 4
  Tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Canned tomatoes 7 1⁄2 Ounce, cut up (1 Can)
  Dry red wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Quick-cooking tapioca 1 Tablespoon, ground
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Ground turkey sausage 8 Ounce
  Chopped onion 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Frozen chopped broccoli 5 Ounce, thawed and well drained (1/2 Of A 10 Ounce Package)
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs) (1/2 Cup)
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Cook manicotti according to package directions; drain.
Rinse with cold water; drain.
Set aside.
For sauce, in a small saucepan stir together tomato sauce, un-drained tomatoes, wine, tapioca, basil, and oregano.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly, then cook and stir for 2 minutes more.
Set aside.
In a medium skillet cook turkey sausage, onion, and garlic till meat is brown and onion is tender.
Drain off fat, if necessary.
Stir in broccoli, mozzarella cheese, and 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese.
Stir in 1/3 cup of the sauce; cool.
Spoon 2 tablespoons of the sauce into the bottom of each of 4 individual casseroles.
Spoon about 1/3 cup meat mixture into each manicotti.
Place stuffed manicotti in casseroles.
Spoon any remaining meat mixture around shells.
Pour remaining sauce over manicotti, completely covering pasta so it doesn't dry out during reheating.
Seal, label, and freeze.
To serve, bake 1 frozen casserole, covered, in a 375° oven about 60 minutes or till heated through.
Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Turkey
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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