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Ziti Baked With Ricotta Cheese

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Everyday

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