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Manicotti is the ultimate Italian comfort food! (Cheese Stuffed Manicotti Recipe)

    Manicotti is the ultimate Italian comfort food! This easy cheese stuffed manicotti recipe is made with three cheeses, spaghetti sauce, and parsley. The secret to the perfect manicotti is in the three cheese filling made of ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan. Make this comforting Italian recipe in less than an hour for an easy weeknight dinner! #manicotti #manicottirecipe #italianfood #comfortfood


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    🔹 8 ounces (12 tubes) Manicotti
    🔹 15 ounces whole milk ricotta
    🔹 10 ounces fresh mozzarella, torn or sliced
    🔹 3/4 cup freshly grated parmesan
    🔹 1/3 cup finely chopped parsley leaves, plus more for garnish
    🔹 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
    🔹 Kosher salt
    🔹 Black pepper
    🔹Extra virgin olive oil
    🔹 3 cups spaghetti sauce

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    00:00​​ – Intro
    00:16 – What is manicotti?
    00:30 – Cooking the manicotti pasta
    1:00 – Making the three cheese stuffing
    2:42 – Draining and cooling the pasta
    3:08 – How to make a homemade pipette
    4:29 – Adding the first layer of red sauce
    4:55 – Stuffing the manicotti
    5:53 – What do I do with the leftover filling?
    6:03 – Adding the second layer of red sauce
    6:09 – Adding parmesan and mozzarella
    6:17 – Baking the manicotti
    6:46 – Taste test

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