Manicotti with Cheese

Manicotti with Cheese


"A delicious and cheesy manicotti recipe! Only use whole milk mozzarella and do not over bake when you heat it up. This recipe is delicious. Enjoy!"
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servings 736 cals
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Original recipe yields 7 servings



  • Calories:
  • 736 kcal
  • 37%
  • Fat:
  • 29.9 g
  • 46%
  • Carbs:
  • 88g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 28.4 g
  • 57%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 73 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 2309 mg
  • 92%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and cool on waxed paper or aluminum foil to prevent the noodles from sticking together.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. In a medium bowl, combine ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, parsley, salt and pepper; fill manicotti with cheese mixture.
  4. In a 9x13 inch baking dish, spread a thin layer of spaghetti sauce on the bottom and arrange manicotti in a single layer; cover with remaining sauce. Cover dish with aluminum foil and bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes. Remove foil and bake for 15 minutes longer; serve.


  1. 81 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Wow, this manicotti is super! I did not boil the manicotti because it breaks too easily. Filling them while they are raw is fine...just make sure the manicotti "rests" in the sauce for at leas...

Most helpful critical review

This was an average recipe. Nothing bad, but nothing spectacular. It seemed like it was missing something. I probably won't make it again, and I'll keep looking for another manicotti recipe.

Wow, this manicotti is super! I did not boil the manicotti because it breaks too easily. Filling them while they are raw is fine...just make sure the manicotti "rests" in the sauce for at leas...

To take the bland out forget the egg and add garlic cloves that have been oven roasted (makes a big difference) crushed and blended well with cheese mixture. Also replace the parsley with doubl...

This is the best recipe I have ever gotten from allrecipes. I loved it and my family has told me to make part of our regular menu. I have made it several times since. The recipe is perfect the w...

My hubby volunteered me to make manicotti for the potluck lunch at his job during the holidays. He assumed because I am part Italian I knew how to make it even though in the 13 years we've been ...

I made it for a fund-raiser dinner and it got great reviews! I really appreciated the comment someone added about stuffing them before they were cooked. I used a one of my frosting decorating ba...

I just made this today and it was very easy to make and I think it came out great and next time I make it, I would add some stuff to it, as others have done. I also agree that there is No need ...

This is a great base recipe, you can add anything you like to the filling per your taste. If your worried about the egg, leave it out it will be fine. A easy trick to filling this pasta take a p...

Very good! I left out the parsely and added fresh basil to the cheese mixture. I only boiled the noodles for 6 minutes so that they would stand up to being stuffed. They were perfectly cooked by...

Followed exact recipe! Excellent! Thanks!