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!

6 to 8 servings


  • 1 (8 ounce) package manicotti pasta

  • 2 cups whole milk ricotta cheese

  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 3 ½ (32 ounce) jars spaghetti sauce


  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

736 Calories
30g Fat
88g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 7
Calories 736
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 38%
Saturated Fat 14g 69%
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 2309mg 100%
Total Carbohydrate 88g 32%
Dietary Fiber 13g 46%
Total Sugars 41g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 10mg 52%
Calcium 446mg 34%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 1584mg 34%

* 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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