Mexican Manicotti

1 lb lean ground beef
1 (16 ounce) can refried beans
3 teaspoons chili powder
3 teaspoons oregano
1 (8 ounce) package manicotti
2 1⁄2 cups water
16 ounces picante sauce
16 ounces sour cream
1 cup shredded monterey jack cheese
1⁄4 cup sliced green onion
1⁄4 cup sliced ripe olives


In bowl, mix uncooked beef, beans, chili powder, and oregano.
Spoon into uncooked manicotti shells.
Place in greased 13×9 baking pan.
Mix water and sauce, pour over manicotti.
Cover and refrigerate 8 hours.
Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking.
Cover and bake at 350* for 1 hour.
Uncover. Sprinkle with cheese, onions, and olives.
Bake for 8 minutes more.
Then add sour cream.

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