RIGATONI WITH RICOTTA

1
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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Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make RIGATONI WITH RICOTTA

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.

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About RIGATONI WITH RICOTTA

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #cheesy #Ooey-gooey




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