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Crockpot Manicotti

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Servings 4
Author Trista

Ingredients

  • 1 box Manicotti Pasta Typically contains 14
  • 16 oz Ricotta Cheese
  • 36 oz Spaghetti Sauce
  • 3 Cups Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 Cup Parmesan Cheese Optional
  • .5 tbsp Oregano Optional
  • Crock Pot Liner Optional

Instructions

  1. Place your crock pot liner in your crock pot. Then pour about 20 oz of your spaghetti sauce into the crock pot.
  2. Next, we’re going to make our cheese filling. Mix together all of the Ricotta Cheese, all of the Parmesan Cheese and 1 cup of the Mozzarella Cheese in a medium-large bowl. You can just mix it with a spoon. Once it’s mixed together, add in the Oregano and mix that together.
  3. To stuff the pasta shells, you can either use a small spoon OR you can pour the mixture into a plastic baggie and “pipe” it into the hard shells. I recommend piping it into the shells, it is a little less messy and it’s quicker to me. I typically pipe some into one end, and then pipe into the other end until the shell is full.
  4. Place the filled shells onto the sauce in the crock pot. Once you’ve fully lined the bottom, cover that layer with sauce. You’ll continue laying filled shells onto that sauce. Once they’re all filled, dump in the rest of your sauce. The cover with 1 cup of shredded Mozzarella Cheese.
  5. Cook on high for 2 hours. (Cooking time may vary. Shells should be soft, but not dry.)
  6. Sprinkle on the last cup of Mozzarella cheese. Cook for final 30 minutes.
  7. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Using a crock pot liner is optional, but it makes clean up a breeze! Using the crock pot liner may add a few minutes to the cook time.

Adapted from Mom on a Mission Blog