You are here: Home » Recipes » Black Olive Manicotti Black Olive Manicotti Recipe by lneff Yield 4 to 6 servings Prep 20 minutes Cook 45 minutes PrintEmail Ingredients 1 box manicotti Instructions Prepare manicotti according to directions on package. Set aside. While the manicotti is boiling chop: 1 small onion 4 cloves garlic 6 sundried tomatoes 1 pkg thinly sliced. (3.5oz) of Calabrese Salami (save a couple of slices for garnish) sautee the above ingredients in 1 tblsp. olive oil for about 4- 5 minutes. chop a can of California black olives. (save some whole ones for garnish) Mix together 1 container of ricotta cheese, 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese and 1 egg slightly beaten. Stir in the olives and the sauteed ingredients. Stuff the manicotti with above mixture. Save a bit for the top. Spoon a cup of your favorite marinara sauce on bottom of baking dish. Place the stuffed manicotti side by side on sauce. Top the manicotti with 1/2 cup of sauce and cheese reserve. Bake covered for 30 minutes at 350. Uncover and cook about another 10 minutes. I garnished with whole black olives with salami rolled insde each olive. Serve warm with some fresh french bread, a light salad and your favorite Napa Valley Wine.