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Easy Freezer Three Cheese Manicotti! side a gallon size freezer bag): 2 cups cottage cheese 1 ½ cups mozzarella cheese Add: 1 ½ teaspoons Italian Seasoning ¼ teaspoons salt ¼ teaspoon pepper Remaining Ingredients: 1-8oz. package manicotti ½ cup mozzarella cheese and ¼ cup Parmesan cheese Jar or can of favorite marinara sauce (I use the $1 can Hunts marinara when I don't have homemade on hand) cooking spray Instructions 1. Combine filling ingredients and gently knead until thoroughly mixed. 2. Clip a small corner, about 1/2", of the bag and proceed to fill manicotti according to desired tray size. 3. 2-8x8 pans: Spread 1/4 cup sauce in each pan. Pipe 1/2 cup of cheese filling into each tray of manicotti. Top with 1/4 cup mozzarella and 1/8 Parmesan cheese. 4. 1-9x13 pan: Spread about 1/2 cup sauce in pan. Pipe all cheese into both trays. Pour remaining sauce on top. Top with the remaining shredded cheese. 5. Cover shells completely with sauce. 6. Label and spray with foil to prevent cheese from sticking. Cover completely. 7. Baking Day: Thaw 24 hours. Bake covered at 375 for one hour until shells are tender. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
Three Cheese Manicotti - For the Freezer - no boil!! (You could probably adapt this idea to your favorite meat/spinach manicotti recipe!) This is DEFINITELY going on my next freezer cooking list!
Easy Freezer No Boil Three Cheese Manicotti. She has a bunch of freezer meals on her blog.