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Creamy Italian Sausage Manicotti

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"Creamy mozzarella and savoury sausage baked to perfection."
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1 h servings 558 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings (6 servings, 2 stuffed shells (300 g) each)


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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cook manicotti as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, brown crumbled sausage in large skillet with onions; drain.
  3. Drain manicotti. Add ricotta, basil and Romano to sausage mixture; mix well. Carefully stuff manicotti with sausage mixture.
  4. Spread 1 cup pasta sauce onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish; top with manicotti and remaining sauce. Cover.
  5. Bake 20 minutes or until heated through. Top with Mozza Cheese; bake, uncovered, 10 minutes or until melted.


  • How to Fill Manicotti Shells:
  • Spoon filling into large resealable plastic bag. Use scissors to cut large corner from bottom of bag. Fill manicotti shells by squeezing the sausage mixture into both ends of each shell.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 558 calories; 28.7 g fat; 43.3 g carbohydrates; 30.8 g protein; 72 mg cholesterol; 1234 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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My girlfriend was in the mood for Italian, so I made this dish for her. Turned out great! Very important to not break the shells when boiling them and stuffing them.

place your filling in a large ziplock bag and cut off one edge of the bag at the bottom corner. Makes filling these little guys much easier. Food for thought ;)

It was great! Family loved it. I used hot sausage because we like spice. Will definitely make it again,

This was very good!! I made a small change, only because my husband is picky and does not like ricotta cheese. I substituted the ricotta with a mixture of cream cheese, cottage cheese and grat...

I was kind of sketchy of following this recipe's directions or use the directions on the box of the Manicotti. I decided to go with this one. I took the advice of using a plastic bag and cut the...

This recipe was wonderful. I did use hot Italian sausage as we enjoy spice. I also added spinach to the sausage mixture. This is a keeper.

I made this recipe and my boyfriend, his very picky daughter and I ate it up! I didn't have onion on hand so I used dry minced and onion powder and that did the trick. I would advise using a hig...

Very good, a little challenging stuffing the shells but, admittedly that was after several adult beverages. One tip, use double the sauce the recipe calls for.

I had some leftover ricotta I wanted to use and this actually turned out better than my original use for the cheese! A lot easier than I thought it would be to stuff the noodle. I followed the r...