Baked Manicotti with Meat Sauce

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Appears in Cook's Country October/November 2009, Cook's Country TV

We spent hours in the kitchen, but our manicotti was still mediocre. Could we make it faster-and better?

SERVES6 to 8

TIME2 hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Fresh pasta was ideal for rolling up the manicotti tubes in our Baked Manicotti with Meat Sauce, but no-boil lasagna noodles worked almost as well with a fraction of the effort. Breaking down the meat in the food processor allowed its flavo...

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