man·​i·​cot·​ti | \ ˌma-nə-ˈkä-tē How to pronounce manicotti (audio) \
plural manicotti

Definition of manicotti

: tubular pasta shells that may be stuffed with ricotta or a meat mixture also : a dish of stuffed manicotti usually with tomato sauce

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Just past dawn Tuesday, Bob Ferro arrived at his little folding table in the empty shell of a restaurant with three cigars and a container of manicotti. Michael Mayo,, "When will Nick’s Bar on Hollywood beach finally reopen? Not by July 4, disappointed owner says," 11 June 2019 The dishes rotate but have included a truffle Caesar salad, a porcini mushroom and truffle lasagna, black truffle manicotti and Rotolo’s latest creation: truffle panna cotta. Jay Jones,, "Only on Sunday: In Las Vegas, here are three dishes you can't get any other day," 10 July 2018 There’s also a type of homemade manicotti that’s made with sheets of crepe-like pasta. Alex Delany, Bon Appetit, "You Can and Should Be Using These 5 Supersized Pasta Shapes," 5 June 2018 The promotion includes four dishes with either giant manicotti or stuffed fettuccine, which is essentially long ravioli strips stuffed with cheese and covered with alfredo sauce. Kyle Arnold,, "Olive Garden adds 'giant' 12-ounce meatball to menu," 2 Apr. 2018 And there are overflowing family-style servings of Caesar salad, chicken wings Calabrese and manicotti, each enough for three to five people: 221 West 46th Street, 212-869-4545, Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Bond 45 Reopens in a New Theater District Location," 26 Sep. 2017 The decadent baked manicotti featured two pasta tubes, oozing luscious ricotta cheese and covered with tomato sauce and melted mozzarella cheese. Suzanne Loudermilk,, "Supano's may be one of Baltimore's best-kept secrets," 31 Aug. 2017 Bake manicotti until cheese is melted and sauce is bubbling, 35–45 minutes. Brad Leone, Bon Appetit, "Manicotti," 19 Jan. 2017 Vinegar Hill House is super flexible and Chef Michael Poiarkoff’s roast chicken is my favorite in the whole city and my husband loves the spinach and ricotta manicotti with pork ragu and pine nuts. Leena Kim, Town & Country, "How to Plan the Perfect NYC Staycation," 29 June 2017

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First Known Use of manicotti

1941, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for manicotti

Italian, plural of manicotto muff, from manica sleeve, from Latin, from manus hand

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English Language Learners Definition of manicotti

US : a type of pasta in the shape of tubes that are usually filled with meat or cheese and covered with tomato sauce

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