Ingredients:

8 oz San Giorgio®® Manicotti
1 lb lean ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 each garlic cloves, chopped
4 cups tomato juice, divided
1 can tomato paste
2 tsps fresh oregano leaves
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp ground black pepper
3 cups low fat mozzarella cheese, shredded, divided
2 cups ricotta cheese
10 oz frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
2 each eggs
1/2 cup grated Parmesan and Romano cheese blend

Cooking Directions:

1.  Preheat oven to 350°F.

2.  In large skillet, brown meat with onion and garlic; pour off fat.

3.  Stir in 2 cups tomato juice, tomato paste, oregano, sugar, salt and pepper; simmer 10 minutes while preparing filling.

4.  In large bowl, combine 2 cups mozzarella cheese, ricotta cheese, spinach, eggs and grated cheese; mix well.

5.  Stuff uncooked shells; arrange in 13 x 9-inch baking dish.

6.  Spoon meat sauce evenly over shells; pour remaining tomato juice evenly on top.

7.  Cover with aluminum foil; place on baking sheet.

8.  Bake 1 hour.

9. Remove from oven and remove foil; immediately top with remaining mozzarella cheese.

10.  Let stand 15 minutes before serving.