**Take note this recipe requires a little assembly and THEN sitting in fridge overnight**
1 lb. ground beef, raw
16 oz. can refried beans
1 t. chili powder
1-1/2 t. oregano
8 oz. pkg. manicotti shells, uncooked
2-1/2 c. water
16 oz. jar salsa
16 oz. tub sour cream
1 c. Mexican blend shredded cheese
In a bowl, combine the raw meat, refried beans, and seasonings. Spoon into uncooked manicotti shells. Arrange in tray from box and place in gallon freezer bag.
Day BEFORE serving:
Thaw salsa and cheese baggies. Do not thaw manicotti. In bowl, combine water and salsa. Arrange frozen manicotti in 9x13 pan.; pour salsa/water over shells. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Day OF serving: Remove pan from refrigerator 30 min. before baking. Cover and bake at 350 for 1 hr. Uncover; spoon sour cream over the top. Sprinkle with the cheese. Bake 5-10 min. longer or until the cheese is melted.