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Meat Manicotti

Clover Meadows Beef
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Grassfed Beef Recipe
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound Clover Meadows Beef all natural grass fed ground beef
  • 1 package manicotti shells 8 ounces
  • 1 ½ cups cottage cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 jar spaghetti sauce 32 ounces

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 minutes or until al dente. Drain and cool
  • In a skillet, sauté the onions for a minute. Add the ground beef and brown over medium heat until no longer pink.
  • In a large bowl, combine cottage cheese, garlic, mozzarella, ½ cup Parmesan, eggs, parsley, oregano and salt and pepper. Mix well.
  • Add beef to the cheese mixture and stir.
  • Stuff shells with the meat and cheese mixture. You can stuff them with your hands, or if you don’t want to get messy, use a pastry bag or a Ziploc bag with the corner cut off.
  • Coat the bottom of a 9x13 pan with spaghetti sauce. Place stuff shells in the dish.
  • Cover with the remaining spaghetti sauce and top with remaining Parmesan cheese
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.