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Mexican Manicotti


Recipe Description
Manicotti with mexican flavor​
Preparation Steps:
Level of Difficulty:
Easy​
Time Needed:
3- to 60 minutes​
Ingredients:
15 ounces can black beans, rinsed
11 ounces can Mexican corn, corn with red and green bell peppers, drained and rinsed
1 package Rice A Roni Long Grain and Wild Rice
1 package manicotti noodles
4 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 small onion, chopped
cayenne pepper, garlic salt and lime juice, to taste
1 cup or so of jarred taco sauce
green salsa, for garnish
1/2 bunch scallions, green onions, chopped, for garnish
rice sour cream, for garnish​
Serves:
6​
Directions:
Bring to boil manicotti noodles in a large pot of salted, boiling water until al dente. Meanwhile, cook Rice A Roni according to package directions until done. Next, saute garlic and onions in lightly oiled skillet over medium heat until onions are transparent, about 3 to 4 minutes. Mix in drained beans and corn with rice, season with cayenne pepper, garlic salt and lime juice, and cook until warmed. In a 9 x 13 baking dish, stuff manicotti noodles with cooked rice/bean mixture using a spoon and lay side by side. Spoon taco sauce over stuffed noodles and bake at 350F for 35 minutes, or until thoroughly warmed. Garnish with green salsa, scallions and rice sour cream and serve.​
 
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