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Baked Ziti Casserole

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What a yummy looking recipe for Baked Ziti Casserole? The famous Baked Ziti Casserole is served at the European table as a yummy Breakfast. Once you try out this Baked Ziti Casserole recipe, don't forget to inform me what you think about it .
Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Dried basil leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ziti macaroni 1 Pound
  Ricotta cheese 30 Ounce
  Mozzarella cheese 8 Ounce
  Eggs 2
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Grated parmesan 3 Tablespoon
  Olive oil/Salad oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Canned italian tomatoes 35 Ounce
  Tomato paste 6 Ounce
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350F.
2. Cook ziti as package label directs.

MAKING
3. In hot oil in 6-quart kettle prepare the sauce by sautéing onion and garlic until golden-brown. This will take about 10 minutes.
4. Add undrained tomatoes, tomato paste, 1-1/2 cups water, 2 tablespoons parsley, 1 table- spoon salt, the sugar, oregano, basil, and 1/4 tea- spoon pepper; mix well, mashing tomatoes with fork. Bring to boiling; reduce heat; simmer, covered and stirring occasionally, 1 hour.
5. Prepare the cheese layer in a large bowl by mixing the ricotta, mozzarella, 1/3 cup Parmesan, the eggs, parsley, salt, and pepper. Beat with wooden spoon until blended.
6. Spoon a little sauce into a 5-quart casserole.
7. Layer a third of ziti, cheese mixture, and remaining sauce. Sprinkle sauce with 1 tablespoon Parmesan. Repeat twice till all of the sauce and cheese is used up. Bake, uncovered, 45 minutes, or until bubbling in center.

SERVING
8. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Macaroni
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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karen thomas's picture
Please email this recipe ASAP.thanks