“When I make pasta, I replace the spaghetti sauce with mild salsa. I made cheese manicotti covered with salsa for a friend’s housewarming party and received compliments,” writes Margharita Fransis of Utica, Michigan.
I rely on my slow cooker to prepare this chili-like specialty. It's packed with turkey sausage, pasta and vegetables. My gang gobbles it up without realizing they're eating healthy. —Sarah Bowen of Upland, California
When my aunt first told me about these shells, they sounded like a lot of work--but the recipe whips up in no time. Sometimes I add a little cooked bacon to the ricotta filling.
-Amelia Hopkin of Salt Lake, Utah