Manicotti Ala Chili
12 manicotti shells, cooked and drained
1/2 lb. lean ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1-15 ounce can tomato sauce
1 16- ounce can stewed tomatoes
2 tablespoons chili seasoning mix
2 16-ounce cartons cottage cheese
2 cups shredded sharp cheese
1 egg, beaten
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In large skillet, brown beef, onion and garlic.
Stir in sauce, tomatoes and seasoning mix. Spoon about half of mixture
into bottom of 11x17 inch baking dish. In medium bowl, mix cottage cheese,
1 cup Cheddar cheese and egg; stuff into shells. Arrange in baking dish.
Spoon remaining meat mixture over top. Cover. Bake 30 minutes. Uncover;
bake 10 minutes longer. sprinkle remaining cheese on top during last 2
minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Refrigerate leftovers.