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Mexican Manicotti

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6-8 servings
Total:
0 Ratings 

Ingredients (11)

  • 1 lb. raw ground beef
  • 2 cups refried beans
  • 2 tsp. oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 16 manicotti shells
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 16 oz. picante sauce
  • 1 8-oz. carton sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups avocado chunks
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Mexican Manicotti

Combine avocados and the convenience of microwave cooking to create a taste of old Mexico for a quick yet hearty meal.

Instructions

  1. 1Combine raw ground beef, beans, oregano and cumin seeds; mix well. Fill uncooked manicotti shells with meat mixture. Arrange in 13- by 9- by 2-inch baking dish. Combine water and picante sauce; pour over manicotti shells.
  2. 2Cover with vented plastic wrap. Microwave with 650 watts for 10 minutes, turning dish half turns after 5 minutes. Using tongs, turn shells over. Microwave, covered, with 350 watts for 17 to 19 minutes or until pasta is tender, giving dish half turn once.
  3. 3Combine sour cream and onions and spoon down center of casserole; top with cheese. Microwave with 650 watts for 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese melts.
  4. 4Top with avocado chunks.
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