Three Cheese Manicotti II


The whole family will jump for joy when they try this easy Italian dish!

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
1 hr
6 servings


  • 1 (8 ounce) package manicotti shells

  • 4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided

  • 2 cups ricotta cheese

  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • 1 egg

  • 2 tablespoons dried basil

  • 2 (26 ounce) jars pasta sauce


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add manicotti and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.

  3. In a bowl, mix 3 cups mozzarella cheese, ricotta cheese, 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, garlic, egg, and basil. Stuff cooked manicotti with the mixture.

  4. Spread about 2 cups pasta sauce over the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Arrange stuffed manicotti in the dish, and cover with remaining sauce. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese.

  5. Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan, and continue baking 10 minutes, until mozzarella is melted and bubbly.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

612 Calories
24g Fat
65g Carbs
34g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 612
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 12g 61%
Cholesterol 96mg 32%
Sodium 1679mg 73%
Total Carbohydrate 65g 23%
Dietary Fiber 8g 29%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 34g
Vitamin C 6mg 31%
Calcium 837mg 64%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 985mg 21%

* 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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