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Baked Ziti with Marinara and Three Cheeses

Baked Ziti with Marinara and Three Cheeses

Ingredients

1 pound ziti pasta
1/2 lb of ricotta cheese
4 cups marinara sauce, bottled or homemade
2 cups mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
This baked pasta dish with savory sweet marinara, mozzarella, ricotta and Parmesan.

Directions:

  • Cook the ziti according to package directions.
  • In a large sauce pan bring marinara sauce to a boil.
  • Remove from heat and reserve 2 cups of sauce and set aside.
  • Add the ricotta and cooked ziti to the sauce remaining in the pan.
  • Mix well and simmer until ingredients are thoroughly heated through.
  • Spoon the mixture into a greased heatproof casserole dish.
  • Pour the reserved sauce over the mixture and top with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
  • Place dish under a hot broiler until cheese is melted and bubbly.
 

Servings

4

Prep

20 min

Cook

15 min

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Skill Level

Easy