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       Title: 695315 STUFFED MANICOTTI
  Categories: Italian, Pasta
       Yield: 4 Servings
 
    1.00    (8 oz.) pkg. manicotti
    1.00    (10 oz.) pkg. frozen
            -chopped spinach (thawed and
            -drained)
    0.50 c  Chopped onion
    2.00 tb Instant chicken bouillon
    1.00 lg Clove garlic, minced
    0.25 ts Thyme
    2.00 c  Ricotta cheese (or sm. curd
            -cottage cheese)
    2.00    Eggs, beaten
    0.50 c  Grated Parmesan cheese
    0.50 ts Oregano
    6.00 oz Fresh mushrooms, sliced and
            -sauteed
    1.00    (15 oz.) can tomato sauce
            -Shredded Mozzarella cheese
            -ALTERNATE MEAT FILLING:
    1.50 lb Ground beef
    1.00    Egg, beaten
    0.50 lb Mozzarella cheese, diced
    3.00 sl Moist bread, torn into sm.
            -pieces
    0.50 c  Milk
    1.00 lg Clove garlic, minced
    0.25 ts Thyme
    0.50 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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