In medium saucepan heat tomato sauce, tomatoes (with juice& chopped), water, olive oil, and sauce mix.
Simmer 25 minutes.
Brown ground beef and mix with a beaten egg, bread, cheese, milk, salt, pepper, parsley, and hot sauce.
Put a little sauce in the bottom of pan.
Stuff uncooked manicotti shells with meat filling.
Place as a single layer in pan.
Put sauce over the shells.
Pour 1 cup of water around the edges of the pan.
Bake at 400 degrees for 40 minutes covered with foil.
Remove foil and bake uncovered an additional 10 minutes.
Use diced tomatoes with garlic and onion; McCormick brand spaghetti sauce mix (1 envelope with mushroom and 1 envelope zesty).
For the cheese, use a shredded blend of 6 Italian cheeses and also top off the dish in last step with extra cheese, as well as sprinkling on some Italian seasonings. (here you can also add 1/2 cup or more or ricotta cheese to up the moistness) Bake it for about 45 minutes with the foil on, then for about 15 minutes with the foil off.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (414g)|
|Recipe Makes: 6 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 240 (42%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 26.6g||36 %|
|Saturated Fat 10.4g||52 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 8.7g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 1.7g|
|Cholesterol 157.8mg||49 %|
|Sodium 688.1mg||24 %|
|Potassium 630.5mg||17 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 53.8g||16 %|
|Dietary Fiber 1.5g||6 %|
|Sugars, other 52.3g|
|Protein 27.3g||39 %|
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Calories per serving: 567
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