RIGATONI WITH RICOTTA

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

A co-worker shared this recipe with me recently and it sounds fantastic--all those cheeses! Oh my! Can't wait to make this!
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Serves:

12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 5 Min

Ingredients

1 pkg
(16 oz.) rigatoni
2
eggs
15 oz
ricotta cheese
3/4 c
grated parmesan cheese
1 Tbsp
dried parsley
2 jar(s)
(26 oz.ea.) marinara sauce, divided
3 c
(12 oz.) shredded mozzarella cheese, divided

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook the rigatoni according to package directions; drain.
2
In a small bowl, beat eggs. Stir in ricotta, Parmesan and parsley.
3
Spray a 13x9x2-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Layer in pan, 2 cups marinara sauce to cover bottom of pan; half of cooked rigatoni over sauce; top with half of ricotta mixture, dropped by spoonfuls; 1 cup mozzarella; 2 cups marinara sauce; remaining rigatoni and ricotta mixture; top with 1 cup mozzarella; remaining marinara sauce; and remaining 1 cup of mozzarella.
4
Bake, covered with foil, in a preheated 375-degree oven for 60-70 minutes. Uncover and continue cooking about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #cheesy, #Ooey-gooey