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       Title: 695315 STUFFED MANICOTTI
  Categories: Italian, Pastanoodle
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       1    (8 oz.) pkg. manicotti
       1    (10 oz.) pkg. frozen
            -chopped spinach (thawed and
            -drained)
     1/2 c  Chopped onion
       2 tb Instant chicken bouillon
       1 lg Clove garlic, minced
     1/4 ts Thyme
       2 c  Ricotta cheese (or sm. curd
            -cottage cheese)
       2    Eggs, beaten
     1/2 c  Grated Parmesan cheese
     1/2 ts Oregano
       6 oz Fresh mushrooms, sliced and
            -sauteed
       1    (15 oz.) can tomato sauce
            -Shredded Mozzarella cheese
            -ALTERNATE MEAT FILLING:
   1 1/2 lb Ground beef
       1    Egg, beaten
     1/2 lb Mozzarella cheese, diced
       3 sl Moist bread, torn into sm.
            -pieces
     1/2 c  Milk
       1 lg Clove garlic, minced
     1/4 ts Thyme
     1/2 ts Oregano
  
   Cook manicotti; drain.  Mix onion, spinach, bouillon,
   garlic, thyme, Ricotta, eggs, Parmesan cheese, oregano
   and 1/2 the mushrooms. Fill manicotti shells with
   spinach mixture.  Arrange in greased 9x13 baking dish.
   Pour tomato sauce and remaining mushrooms over
   manicotti. Sprinkle with oregano; cover with
   Mozzarella. Cover and cook at 350 degrees until hot
   and bubbly, about 25 minutes. ALTERNATE FILLING Brown
   meat in skillet; drain.  Mix with all other
   ingredients. Stuff manicotti with meat mixture.
   Proceed as in first recipe.
  
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