Baked Pasta

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Roberta Savio

By
@RobertaS

I use any pasta I have on hand. If I have leftover pasta I use that too. Along with my quick sauce recipe.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
pasta of your choice, cooked aldente(slightly hard)
quick sauce
ricotta
mozzerella
italian cheese, freshly grated
1
egg
1/2 lb
ground beef
1 clove
garlic, crushed
1 small
onion, chooped fine
lots of room in your belly

How to Make Baked Pasta

Step-by-Step

  • 1brown the ground beef, allow juices to evaporate and add onion, garlic and salt and pepper to taste
  • 2have your quick sauce simmering on another burner
  • 3Cook pasta accordingly, but aldente, the pasta will cook more when baked, if you like a softer pasta, by all means cook it longer, drain-place back in pot and add some sauce just enough to coat the pasta
  • 4While pasta is cooking in a bowl add your ricotta, mozzerella, egg, cheese salt and pepper to tatse. I add the egg along with mozzerella to hold the ricotta while baking (shouldn't be runny).
  • 5In a baking dish add some sauce to the bottom and start layering
    some pasta-all the ground beef-small amount of sauce spread over beef-pasta-ricotta mix-rest of the pasta.
    Add sauce on top and top with grated cheese and mozzerella.
    Bake until you have a nice golden color.

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About Baked Pasta

Course/Dish: Pasta