String Cheese Manicotti
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 14 manicotti
My String Cheese Manicotti is hands down the easiest way to fill manicotti! String cheese is stuffed into each pasta tube before being covered with a meaty marinara sauce – an absolute pasta and cheese lover’s delight!
- 1 8-ounce box manicotti shells approximately 14 shells
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 onion chopped
- 1 26-ounce jar marinara sauce
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 14 pieces string cheese
- 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- chopped parsley and Parmesan cheese to garnish if desired
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cook manicotti according to package directions.
Meanwhile, add ground beef and onion to a large skillet.
Brown beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink.
Add marinara sauce, garlic powder and Italian seasoning to skillet.
Stir together to combine.
Spread half of meat sauce onto the bottom of a 9″ x 13″ baking dish.
Stuff each manicotti shell with a piece of string cheese and arrange in a single layer in baking dish.
Top manicotti with remaining meat sauce.
Bake for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly.
Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and bake an additional 5-10 minutes, or until cheese melts.
Garnish with chopped parsley and Parmesan cheese, if desired.
Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 107mg | Vitamin A: 1.1% | Vitamin C: 0.7% | Calcium: 5% | Iron: 4.1%