You are here

Ziti Baked With Ricotta Cheese

Diet.Chef's picture
  Ziti 1 Pound
  Ricotta cheese 12 Ounce
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Grated parmesan cheese 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Marinara sauce 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Homemade Or Jarred)
  Mozzarella cheese 8 Ounce, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

1. Preheat oven to 350°. Cook ziti in a large pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm, 10 to 12 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold running water; drain well.
2. In a medium bowl, combine ricotta cheese, eggs, 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, and parsley. Mix to blend well.
3. Toss cooked ziti with 2 cups marinara sauce. Place half the pasta in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish. Top with ricotta mixture and half the mozzarella cubes. Top with remaining ziti, marinara sauce, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheese.
4. Bake until casserole is heated through and cheese is bubbly and lightly browned on top, 30 to 35 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 

Rate It

Your rating: None
Average: 4.2 (15 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3604 Calories from Fat 1367

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 157 g242.1%

Saturated Fat 77.4 g386.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 858 mg286%

Sodium 5252.6 mg218.9%

Total Carbohydrates 380 g126.7%

Dietary Fiber 47.4 g189.5%

Sugars 49.9 g

Protein 202 g404.1%

Vitamin A 129.5% Vitamin C 66.5%

Calcium 298.2% Iron 82.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Ziti Baked With Ricotta Cheese Recipe