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Cheese Manicotti Florentine

Cuisine: Italian
Type: Cheese, Eggs, Pasta
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

16   Manicotti noodles
1 lb 454g / 16ozRicotta cheese - or cottage cheese
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozMozzarella cheese
1 cup 146g / 5.1ozParmesan cheese
2   Eggs - beaten
1 tablespoon 15mlChopped parsley
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlPepper
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlNutmeg
2 cups 474mlSpaghetti sauce
1 cup 62g / 2.2ozOnion (small)
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozMushrooms
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozSpinach

Recipe Instructions

Sautee chopped onions and mushrooms until tender. Steam chopped spinach until wilted (or use thawed frozen spinach). Combine ricotta, mozzarella, 3/4 cup of the Parmesan, eggs, parsley, spices. Add spinach and 3/4 of sauteeto mixture. Fill uncooked manicotti shells; place filled shells in a single layer in a greased 13x9 baking pan. Add remaining sauteeto spaghetti sauce. Cover manicotti with sauce. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan. Bake at 350F for 35 minutes.

This is probably my favorite Italian dish.



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