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Vegetarian Manicotti

Posted in : Vegetarian on by : Daphne

Ingredients:

1/2 lb. manicotti2 Tbsp. peanut oil1/2 lb. mushrooms, chopped3/4 C. chopped bell pepper1/2 C. chopped onion1 1/2 C. diced Mozzarella cheese1 1/2 C. fresh bread crumbs1 1/4 C. chopped roasted peanuts1 egg, slightly beaten1/2 tsp. oregano1/2 tsp. basil1/2 tsp. salt1/4 tsp. pepper2 C. tomato sauce1/2 C. peanut butter, creamy1/2 tsp. garlic saltGrated Parmesan cheese (optional)

Instructions:

Prepare manicotti according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water; set aside in water to cover to prevent sticking. Heat oil in a large skillet. Saute mushrooms, bell pepper and onion 3-4 minutes. Add Mozzarella cheese, bread crumbs, peanuts, egg, oregano, basil, salt and pepper; mix well. Stuff manicotti with mixture. Combine tomato sauce, peanut butter and garlic salt. Spread a thin layer of sauce in a large baking pan. Arrange manicotti in a single layer and bake in pan. Spoon remaining sauce on top. Cover tightly with foil, bake in a 350 degree oven for 25-30 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, as desired. Yield: 6-7 servings.