A creamy and rich spinach and three cheese ricotta stuffing served with marinara and topped with more melty cheese. Who could ever say that doesn’t sound great? The fresh ricotta is nice and creamy and compliments the mozzarella inside. Paired with our very own Classic Marinara Sauce, this one really spells comfort food. So for any vegetarians or those who just want to cut back on the meat, try out this cheesy manicotti recipe!
- 1 Jar of Pasta Jay’s Classic Marinara
- 1 box (8 oz.) manicotti shells, cooked al dente
- 10 oz. frozen/fresh spinach, cooked and drained
- 15 oz. ricotta cheese
- 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded and divided
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
- 1 large egg, beaten
- Salt and pepper to taste
Step 1: Cook manicotti shells and spinach according to package directions.
Step 2: Combine spinach, ricotta cheese, egg, 1 cup mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese and salt and pepper to taste and mix well.
Step 3: Stuff each cooked manicotti shell with filling mixture.
Step 4: In a baking dish, spread 1 cup of Pasta Jay’s Classic Marinara Sauce on the bottom evenly.
Step 5: Arrange stuffed manicotti over sauce.
Step 6: Top with remaining Pasta Jay’s sauce and leftover 1/2 cup of mozzarella.
Step 7: Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.
Step 8: Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes. Serve and Enjoy!