Ciao Bella Pasta al Forno (Baked Ziti)
Anna Sciancalepore Antoniello
When my sister and I were kids my Mom used to make teeny tiny meatballs and throw that in too or chopped up left over mortadella (it's like an Italian ham or bologna.) Each region of Italy will make a different version, this is ours.
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- 1 lb
- penne pasta, cooked for only 5 or 6 minutes
- 1 lb
- mozzarella, shredded
- 1/4-1/2 c
- parmesan cheese
1Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2In a 9" X 13" baking dish ladle enough sauce to cover bottom of pan.
3Spread half the pasta and shredded mozzarella. Cover with sauce and sprinkle some parmesan cheese evenly over sauce.
4Repeat for the second layer. Bake for 45 minutes.