Marco’s Gramma’s Manicotti

Marco’s Gramma’s Manicotti

Ingredients
BATTER
8 eggs
1 stick butter
4 cups milk
4 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt

FILLING
5 pounds ricotta
1 cup Romano cheese
1 teaspoon fresh chopped garlic
1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil
1 tablespoon fresh chopped curly parsley
3 eggs
1 teaspoon black pepper
12 ounces tomato sauce
Parsley for garnish
1 ounce of shredded mozzarella

Instructions In a large bowl, beat eggs until fluffy. Melt butter and add 2 cups of milk. Add butter/milk mixture to eggs.

Using a mixer, add flour and remaining 2 cups of milk and salt. Mix until creamy. Add more milk if mixture become too thick.

Create a crepe by pouring a 2-ounce ladle of batter into a 10-inch non-sitck pan. Flip only once. Cool finished crepes on wax paper.

Mix all filling ingredients in a large bowl.

Scoop 2-3 tablespoons of filling mixture into each crepe.

Place 6 ounces of tomato sauce on a baking pan.

Place filled and rolled shells seam side down and cover with 6 ounces of tomato sauce.

Bake 30-40 min. at 350 F. At service, top with parsley and shredded mozzarella.

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