Garlic Basil Beef Filled Manicotti

garlic basil beef manicotti

Garlic Basil Beef Filled Manicotti

Adapted from Homemade Gourmet



2    8-ounce boxes manicotti noodles (14-count each box) 

1-1/2  pounds  ground beef  

2  tablespoons  Homemade Gourmet® Garlic Basil Seasoning 

1/2  cup  milk 

3  slices  bread, moistened with 2 tablespoons water and then, crumbled 

1    egg, whisked 

2  cups  mozzarella cheese, divided 

5  tablespoons   Homemade Gourmet® Homestyle Spaghetti Sauce Mix, prepared according to package directions  

    wax paper  

    non-strick cooking spray  



1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook manicotti noodles according to package directions. Do not overcook. When noodles are finished cooking, drain, separate and lay out to cool on wax paper that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.


2. Brown ground beef with Garlic Basil Seasoning. Combine cooked beef, milk, bread, egg and 1 cup cheese to create filling mixture.


3. Stuff cooked shells gently with mixture. Add leftover meat mixture to your sauce, cover bottom of 13x9x2 pan with thin layer of sauce. Lay stuffed manicotti in spaghetti sauce.


4. Top stuffed manicotti with remaining spaghetti sauce and mozzarella cheese. Bake for 25-30 minutes.


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