Sunday, September 20, 2009

Cheese-Stuffed Manicotti

1/2 pound Fresh mozzarella cheese cut in 1/2-inch dice
2 pounds Ricotta cheese
1/4 pound Prosciutto --1/4-inch dice
2 Eggs
1/2 cup Freshly grated ParmesanCheese
Salt and freshly ground Black pepper
1/4 cup Minced fresh parsley

14 Manicotti shells
I lg jar of your favorite Spagetti sauce
1/2 cup Freshly grated Parmesan Cheese

To make the filling:
combine all the filling ingredients and Mix well spoon into a large ziploc bag and cut the corner off to use as a pastry bag .
Generously butter a baking dish, 13 x 10 inches. Fill each uncooked shell with some of the stuffing, letting a little of the stuffing come out on either end. Lay the stuffed manicotti side by side in the buttered dish. Pour the sauce over the shells and sprinkle with 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese. Bake @ 375 for about 60 to 75 minutes. serve with garlic bread and salad...YUMM

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