Layered Pasta Ricotta Pie

Total Time
1hr 20mins
20 mins
1 hr

This is such a beautiful dinner! I especially like making it around the holidays cuz the layers are basically red, and green. But it's great any time! A good way to sneak in some vegies for the kids.

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  1. Break vermicelli into thirds and cook,& drain.
  2. Saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. Mix with vermicelli, 1/2 Cup Romano and 1 egg.
  3. Press into bottom of well greased 9" springform pan.
  4. Mix 2 egg yolks, ricotta, spinach, and 1/2 cup romano.
  5. Spread over pasta layer.
  6. Beat 2 egg whites till stiff. Fold in 1 1/2 cups pasta sauce.Pour on top.
  7. Bake at 350º 50-60 minute till set.
  8. Let stand at least 10 minutes before cutting.
  9. Garnish with heated leftover sauce and parsley sprigs.