Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti


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16 Ounces Ziti Pasta

4 Cups Marinara Sauce

15 Ounces Ricotta Cheese

8 Ounces Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – Divided

¼ Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese

Preheat oven to 350° F.  Boil pasta for 10 to 20 minutes or until done. Be careful not to overcook the pasta.  Drain pasta, but reserve ½ cup of the pasta cooking water and set aside.  Mix marinara sauce, ricotta cheese and ½ cup pasta cooking water in a large bowl.  Add the pasta and ½ cup of the mozzarella cheese and lightly mix.  Spoon pasta mixture into a 13×9 inch baking dish that has been greased with olive oil.  Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese and the Parmesan cheese.  Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.  Uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool for 5 minutes before serving.  Serves 8


    Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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