Sunday, March 20, 2011

Mexican Manicotti

I had all the ingredients on hand to make this the other day. We love Mexican food here at our house, so this was a big hit. I used chorizo sausage after reading a review on the recipe. It was a very good meal!

Mexican Manicotti
Taste of Home website

1-1/2 pounds bulk pork sausage *use chorizo sausage
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 package (8 ounces) manicotti, cooked and drained
1 can (15 ounces) Hunt’s® Tomato Sauce
1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, optional
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

In a large skillet, cook sausage and onion until sausage is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the beans, chili powder and cumin. Stuff into manicotti shells.

Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Combine tomato sauce and chilies if desired; pour over manicotti. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.

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