Ricotta and Margherita® Salami Manicotti


Margherita® Genoa Salami with ricotta, Romano and mozzarella cheeses mingle with an array of Italian spices to create the perfect twist on this classic family favorite.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
6 servings


  • 1 (15 ounce) container ricotta cheese

  • 8 ounces Margherita® Genoa Salami, sliced 1/8 inch thick, chopped*

  • ¼ cup shredded Romano or Parmesan cheese

  • ½ cup chopped fresh basil or Italian parsley, divided

  • 12 manicotti pasta shells, uncooked

  • 1 (24 ounce) jar pasta sauce with mushrooms

  • 1 cup water

  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine ricotta cheese, salami, Romano cheese and 1/4 cup of the basil; mix well. Spoon mixture into uncooked manicotti shells.

  2. Combine pasta sauce and water; spoon 1 cup of the mixture in bottom of 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Arrange manicotti shells over sauce; spoon remaining sauce over shells covering completely.

  3. Cover dish with foil; bake 1 hour to 1 hour and 5 minutes or until pasta is tender when pierced with a knife. Uncover; top with mozzarella cheese. Return to oven; bake 10 minutes or until bubbly and cheese is melted. Top with remaining 1/4 cup basil.


*1 (8 ounce) package Margherita(R) Cracker Size Salami may be substituted.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

579 Calories
30g Fat
45g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 579
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 38%
Saturated Fat 15g 73%
Cholesterol 91mg 30%
Sodium 1485mg 65%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 3mg 15%
Calcium 579mg 45%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 552mg 12%

* 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.