Submitted by Nick Bonito, Low Gap, Ark.

Ingredients:

2 1/2 pounds ricotta cheese

1 1/2 C. shredded mozzarella

1/2 C. grated Parmesan

2 Tbsp. fresh chopped basil

3 eggs

1 package premade crêpes

1 quart mariana sauce

Directions:

Mix the ricotta, 1 C. mozzarella and Parmesan with eggs and basil until a uniform mixture is formed. Ladle and spread 1 C. mariana sauce on the bottom of a greased 9-by-13 ovenproof baking dish. Spoon the cheese mixture into the crêpe and roll. Place rolls seem down and side-by-side in the ovenproof dish until filled. Cover with the remaining Mariana sauce and 1/2 C. shredded mozzarella. Bake for 30 minutes in a 350-degree oven. Let sit 5 minutes before serving.

AdministratorRecipesArkansas,Low Gap,main dish,Manicotti,Nick Bonito,pastaSubmitted by Nick Bonito, Low Gap, Ark. Ingredients: 2 1/2 pounds ricotta cheese 1 1/2 C. shredded mozzarella 1/2 C. grated Parmesan 2 Tbsp. fresh chopped basil 3 eggs 1 package premade crêpes 1 quart mariana sauce Directions: Mix the ricotta, 1 C. mozzarella and Parmesan with eggs and basil until a uniform mixture is formed. Ladle and spread...The Ozarks' most read farm newspaper, reaching more than 58,000 readers in Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma