1.5 lbs ground beef
1 medium onion or ½ of big onion
3 cloves of garlic
28oz. Crushed tomatoes (preferably San Marzano crushed tomatoes)
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup ricotta cheese
parsley (optional,but good)
2 fresh basil leafs (optional,really good)
1 box of manicottis
Heat olive oil in a pan ,add ground beef cook until well browned,add onion and cook until softened.add 1 cup of crushed tomatoes.stir and let it cook for 2 min.add ricotta cheese, parsley , basil and Parmesan cheese, stir until well combined.cook the manicottis add little bit of olive oil so it wont stick together.fill it in with the meat filling and place in a glass baking dish.
In a seperate pan heat little bit of olive oil, add crushed garlic .watch so it wont burn then pour in the remaing tomatoes.let it simmer about 8-10 minutes.add salt and pepper to taste.
Heat oven to 375 degrees
Pour the tomato sauce over the manicottis and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese, And put it in the oven for about 10 minutes.