Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti Recipe

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Michelle Meola


I make this from site so I am putting in what I use most of the time. My friends back home used have me make this or lasgna for pot lucks all the time so I guess you can say that it is a hit. Plus it is one of those meatless dishes that please just about everyone except for a vegan.


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  • 1 pkg
  • 16 oz
    mozzarella cheese (low fat is fine as well)
  • 8 oz
    ricotta cheese
  • 2 jar(s)
    tomato sauce, italian seasoned (i make my own)
  • 8 oz
    parmigiano-reggiano, grated

How to Make Baked Ziti


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray Casserole dish to reduce sticking.
  2. Boil pasta according to the package. Drain.
  3. In a metal bowl mix half the package of mozzarella, 8 onces of ricotta cheese, pasta, and one jar of sauce.
  4. Add to casserole dish and cover with the rest of mozzarella. (Note you can add mushrooms to this - I Used to for some of the group I was friends with - but I prefer it as is or with some pepperoni thrwon in on days I want some meat!)
  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until bubbling and golden on top.
  6. Serve with additional sauce on the side and grated cheese. Enjoy!

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About Baked Ziti

Course/Dish: Pasta
Hashtags: #cheese, #sauce

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