Meat Stuffed Manicotti

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Sep. 21, 2011

Ingredients

Manicotti 12
Boiling water 4 Quart
Cooking oil 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Tablespoon
Lean ground beef 2 Pound
Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs) , finely chopped
Celery 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , finely chopped
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) , minced
Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
Dry bread crumbs 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Parmesan cheese 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , grated
Salt 2 Teaspoon
Pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Eggs 2 Small , fork beaten
Spaghetti sauce 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon

Directions

GETTING READY

1) Preheat oven hot to 400°F (200°C).

MAKING

2) In an uncovered Dutch oven boil water. Cook manicotti, first amounts of cooking oil and salt for about 5 to 6 minutes.

3) Drain out from water.

4) Rinse under sold water.

5) Drain again.

6) In a frying pan heat remaining cooking oil.

7) Scramble-fry ground beef, onion, celery and garlic till brown.

8) In a small bowl mix the next 5 ingredients thoroughly.

9) Add it to the beef mixture.

10) Stir to combine.

11) Stuff manicotti with the mixture.

12) Cover the bottom of a large pan with a bit of spaghetti sauce.

13) Arrange manicotti side by side in the pan.

14) Cover with rest of the sauce.

15) In a saucepan melt butter.

16) Add remaining bread crumbs and cheese.

17) Sprinkle it generously on the top.

18) Bake covered for 30 to 40 minutes.

SERVING

19) Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4