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Creamy Avocado Manicotti

I am always looking for creative ways to make vegetarian dinners a little different. I grow my own basil, and avocados are a versatile favorite, so this recipe is a fantastic way to make manicotti that's a little unusual. —Jennifer Coduto, Kent, Ohio

Chicken Manicotti with White Sauce

8 reviews

I like making this dish for special occasions. You can also use low-fat ingredients, and it turns out just as...


Spinach Chicken Manicotti

10 reviews

Pepper and nutmeg spice up the rich sauce in this hearty pasta dish. I made this for my boyfriend on...


Chicken Manicotti

16 reviews

When one of my friends came home from the hospital with her newborn, I sent over this freezer casserole. She...


Homemade Manicotti

43 reviews

These tender manicotti are much easier to stuff than the purchased variety. People are always amazed when I say I...

Sausage Manicotti

49 reviews

This classic Italian entree comes together in a snap, but tastes like it took hours. It's so easy to fix,...


Make-Ahead Spinach Manicotti

31 reviews

When I invite people to dinner, many have started requesting this pasta bake ahead of time because it's that good....

Slow Cooker Two-Meat Manicotti

1 review

I wanted to create my ideal version of a stuffed manicotti, which requires a fantastic filling and a meat sauce...


Three-Cheese Turkey Manicotti

35 reviews

This is my husband’s favorite dish. He always requests it, even for holidays! You’ll love the variety of cheeses and...


Easy-to-Stuff Manicotti

6 reviews

It’s so easy to make my simplified version of manicotti. I fill each pasta shell with a piece of string...


Microwave Mexican Manicotti

This recipe from Nancy Ensor of Oviedo, Florida is a time-saver because you don't need to cook the pasta shells...

Sausage Cheese Manicotti

4 reviews

This marvelous manicotti, created by our Test Kitchen staff, is cheesy, saucy and savory.


Pizza-Style Manicotti

13 reviews

Ham, pepperoni, string cheese and manicotti shells make a tasty hands-on recipe that even small children can help prepare. —Judy...


Cheese Manicotti

11 reviews

Cheese manicotti was the first meal I cooked for my husband, and all these years later, he still enjoys it!...


Bulgur Turkey Manicotti

5 reviews

The addition of wholesome bulgur gives extra nutrition to this Italian entree. It's so zesty and flavorful, your family will...


Meaty Manicotti

48 reviews

This simple dish has been very popular at family gatherings and potlucks. You can assemble it ahead of time. —Lori...

Mother’s Manicotti

"MANICOTTI was served as a first course for Easter dinner, and it's so good that we had to remember to...


Mexican Manicotti

28 reviews

Serve this hearty entree with Spanish rice, homemade salsa and tortilla chips. I've also made it without ground beef, and...


Cheese & Pumpkin-Filled Manicotti

16 reviews

Our family adores autumn and anything to do with pumpkins! This warm, comforting recipe is so easy to put together...


Crab-Stuffed Manicotti

6 reviews

I love pasta, and my husband loves seafood. I combined them to create this dish, and he raved that it's...