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from [TNeubauer]

Baked 3-Cheese Manicotti

A low-fat Italian classic.

  • Yield: 12 servings ( Serving Size: each )
  • Prep time: 30 Minutes
  • Cook time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cup(s) spaghetti sauce
  • 12 manicotti
  • 8 ounce(s) cream cheese
  • 1 cup(s) cottage or ricotta (preferred) cheese
  • 1/4 pound(s) mozzarella cheese diced
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon(s) fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup(s) Sauterne Wine
  • 1 parmesan cheese grated

Preparation

Boil manicotti in lightly salted water for 5-6 minutes until done - but firm. Drain and blanch with cold water then set aside.

Blend cream cheese with a fork until smooth, add ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, eggs, parsley, salt, pepper and nutmeg.

Combine wine and spaghetti sauce, pour half of the sauce mix into a 13x9x2" glass baking dish

Fill each cooked manicotti with the cheese mixture and arrange in the baking dish

Pour the remaining sauce over the manicotti

Note: The Sauterne Wine can be substituted with another sweet, desert wine.

Bake at 350 deg for 20 - 25 minutes or until bubbly

Sprinkle with additional fresh parsley & parmesan and serve

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