Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 50 minutes
from the Lancia Manicotti box. Makes 14 pieces.
Cook manicotti according to pkg directions. Make sure to NOT overcook. Combine bread and milk and let stand 2 minutes. Add bread and milk mixture to browned ground beef. Stir in egg, mozzarella cheese, parsley, salt and pepper; set aside. Combine sauce and water. Spread 1 1/2 cups sauce mixture in each of 2 13 x 9-inch baking dishes. Fill manicotti with beef mixture and place seven in single layer on sauce in each dish. Cover with remaining sauce and top each dish with 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese. Bake, covered, at 350 degrees for 50 minutes.