Mexican Manicotti Bake Recipe
Course: Main Course
Keyword: freezer meal, mexican manicotti
  • 1 lb. ground beef browned
  • 16 oz. can refried beans
  • 1 Tbsp. taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup shredded tex mex cheese blend
  • 4 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 14 oz. tomato sauce
  • 4 oz. can green chilies
  • box manicotti noodles
  • shredded tex mex cheese blend for topping
  1. Brown the ground beef. Mix together the cooked ground beef, refried beans, 1/2 cup tex mex cheese, softened cream cheese, 1/2 the tomato sauce, taco seasoning, and green chilies in a large bowl.
  2. With a small spoon or piping bag, fill the manicotti noodles with the mixture. Pour the rest of the tomato sauce over everything. Top with a sprinkling of shredded cheese. Place in a square foil casserole dish. Cover with two layers of aluminum foil. Freeze.

  3. Bake at 350° for one hour if thawed or one and a half hours if cooking from frozen.