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                   MANICOTTI FLORENTINE FOR THE MICROWAVE
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Italian                          Microwave
                 One dish me                      Pasta
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    8                    Manicotti, Cooked And
                         -Drained
    1       lb           Ground Beef
      3/4   c            Onion, Finely Chopped
    2       tb           Olive Oil
    1       c            Seasoned Bread Crumbs
    2       tb           Parmesan Cheese, Grated
    1                    10 Oz Pkg Frozen Chopped
                         -Spinach, Thawed
    3                    Eggs, Slightly Beaten
    1       t            Salt
      1/4   ts           Pepper
                         ***Sauce:
    4       tb           Olive Oil
    1       c            Onion, Chopped
    1                    Clove Garlic, Minced
      1/2   ts           Dried Basil
      1/2   ts           Salt
    1       t            Dried Oregano
      1/4   ts           Pepper
      1/2   ts           Sugar
    1                    29 0Z Can Tomatoes
    1                    6 Oz Can Tomato Paste
 
   Put the meat and onions in a 1 1/2 qt. covered
   casserole. Cover and cook until all redness is gone
   from the meat, 5-7 minutes breaking up the meat and
   stirring twice. Drain fat from cooked meat. Drain
   excess liquid from the spinach and set aside to add to
   sauce.
   
   Mix the meat, spinach, and remaining ingredients.
   Stuff gently into the cooked and drained manicotti.
   Place the manicotti in a single layer in a 2 qt.
   (12“x9”) rectangular casserole. Cover with the sauce.
   Cover loosely with waxed paper and cook 10 minutesin
   the microwave oven on high power. Let stand 5 minutes.
   Sprinkle top with more parmesan cheese of desired.
   
   ***Sauce: Mix all ingredients and cook, covered, in a
   2-quart casserole in the microwave oven fore 20
   minutes, stirring occasionally.
   
   NOTES : Prepared sauce may be used instead of the
   sauce recipe mentioned.
   
   Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #
   
   Recipe by: International Gourmet Cooking for the
   Microwave by Phe
   
   From: Dianne Larson Ward <dianne@paccom.com>
   
   Date: Fri, 06 Dec 1996 23:58:35 +0000
  
 
 
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