Zippy Baked Ziti
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- 1 lb
- cooked ziti (or penne) pasta, cooked al dente
- 3 1/2 c
- mmmarinara sauce (see recipe, or use pre-made)
- 1/2 c
- grated parmesan cheese, divided
- 1/4 c
- grated romano cheese
- 1 lb
- fresh mozzarella (1/2 lb cubed, 1/2 lb sliced)
- 2 dash(es)
- black pepper
- 1 pinch
- crushed red pepper
1Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2In a large bowl, toss cooked pasta with the Mmmarinara sauce, 1/4 cup of the Parmesan, all of the Romano, and the mozzarella cubes.
3Season with the red pepper and black pepper to taste. Mix well.
4Transfer the pasta mix into an oiled 9x13 inch baking dish. Cover the top of the pasta with the mozzarella slices, and sprinkle the remaining Parmesan on top.
5Bake until lightly browned, approximately 30 minutes.