Ready in 45 minutes
Use uncooked manicotti shells.
Cook and drain the sausage. Add and heat all ingredients for the sauce. Simmer for up to 2 hours. Let cool.
Stir in the Ricotta, Parmesan and Parsley. Blend well.
Stuff the shells with the meat sauce. Place in a well sprayed casserole dish. Top with remaining sauce. Add one cup of water. Cover with foil.
Bake ~~at; 350F for 50 minutes.
Remove foil. Let rest for 10 minutes before serving.