Sunday, 24 July 2011

Baked Ziti

Ingredients :
1/2 pound dried ziti
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
3 cups (or a 26-ounce jar) spaghetti sauce
15 or 16 ounces ricotta cheese (part skim)
3 cups (or 12 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions :
1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
2. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil and add the ziti.
3. Cook until tender, about 8 minutes, drain the pasta.
4. Place the ziti in a large bowl.
5. Mix with the ricotta and half of the mozzarella.
6. Grease a 9 x 13-inch casserole dish.
7. Spread half of the spaghetti sauce on the bottom of the pan.
8. Add the ziti mixture and cover with the remaining sauce.
9. Sprinkle with Parmesan and the remaining mozzarella.
10.Bake uncovered, for 20 to 30 minutes, until the casserole bubbles on the edges.